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Seth Crawford, co-founder of Oregon CBD, is Lancaster Farming’s guest on this week’s Industrial Hemp Podcast.

The hemp seed production and breeding company has just made triploid hemp commercially available.

In plant breeding, triploids are not new. It’s a technique that lets breeders create seedless varieties of plants that cannot be pollinated — think seedless watermelons and seedless grapes.

But in hemp, a seedless variety that cannot be pollinated is a game-changer. The implications for the industry are staggering, according to Crawford.

“Being able to have grain production and have cannabinoid production and have fiber production requires that you don’t have cross-pollination or contamination,” he said. “And there wasn’t really a way of ensuring that until we were able to put these triploids out. So now you can truly have multiple use crops and be able to plant them really close to each other without having any negative impact.”

Oregon CBD

https://oregoncbdseeds.com/

News Nuggets

Arizona CBD maker fined $30,000 for deceptive marketing

https://hempindustrydaily.com/arizona-cbd-maker-fined-30000-for-deceptive-marketing/

Kansas' first industrial hemp fiber processing facility opens in Great Bend

https://www.hutchnews.com/story/news/2021/05/18/first-industrial-hemp-fiber-plant-kansas-opens-week/5100312001/

South Bend Industrial Hemp

https://www.southbendindustrialhemp.com/

Hemp burgers coming to national retailers like Target and Wholefoods

https://mogreenway.com/2021/05/18/hemp-burgers-coming-to-national-retailers-like-target-and-wholefoods/

Colorado's Letter to Hemp Stakeholders Concerning Delta 8

https://hemptoday.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/colorado-ban-delta8.pdf

Thanks to our sponsor IND HEMP

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