Newsmakers: Wisconsin's First Hemp Growing Season

On December 13, 2018, Senior Producer Steve Walters sat down with Patrick Robinson, associate dean of UW-Extension Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Bryan Parr, Legacy Hemp agronomist, to discuss the lesson’s learned from Wisconsin’s first hemp growing season in seven decades at the WisconsinEye Studio in Madison, WI.

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Newsmakers: Wisconsin's First Hemp Growing Season

On December 13, 2018, Senior Producer Steve Walters sat down with Patrick Robinson, associate dean of UW-Extension Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Bryan Parr, Legacy Hemp agronomist, to discuss the lesson’s learned from Wisconsin’s first hemp growing season in seven decades at the WisconsinEye Studio in Madison, WI.

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WisconsinEye Presents: The Future of Hemp in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Act 100 was enacted on November 30, 2017. The bill allows for the revival of industrial hemp growing in Wisconsin. Hemp has a longstanding history in Wisconsin and has many facets of use including health foods, body care, clothing, construction materials, and more. In this mini documentary, WisconsinEye takes a closer look at what […]

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Newsmakers: Wisconsin Farmers See Hope in Hemp

On May 30, 2018, Senior Producer Steve Walters visited the Hughes Family Farm to interview Randy and Willie Hughes about their hemp crop. The Hughes have a DATCP permit to plant one of the first hemp crops in Wisconsin since farmers stopped planting hemp after W.W. II.

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Newsmakers: Wisconsin Farmers See Hope in Hemp

On May 30, 2018, Senior Producer Steve Walters visited the Hughes Family Farm to interview Randy and Willie Hughes about their hemp crop. The Hughes have a DATCP permit to plant one of the first hemp crops in Wisconsin since farmers stopped planting hemp after W.W. II.

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Newsmakers: CBD Oil & Industrial Hemp

On May 4, 2018, Senior Producer Steve Walters interviewed Attorney General Brad Schimel on the Wisconsin Department of Justice and Wisconsin Statewide Intelligence Center's advisory for law enforcement in regards to the legality of producing and selling hemp CBD oil in Wisconsin.

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Newsmakers: CBD Oil & Industrial Hemp

On May 4, 2018, Senior Producer Steve Walters interviewed Attorney General Brad Schimel on the Wisconsin Department of Justice and Wisconsin Statewide Intelligence Center's advisory for law enforcement in regards to the legality of producing and selling hemp CBD oil in Wisconsin.

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Assembly Committee on Agriculture

The Assembly Committee on Agriculture held an executive session on January 21, 2010 at the state Capitol to discuss the following items: Assembly Bill 574 relating to lightweight utility vehicles and providing a penalty; Assembly Bill 575 relating to requiring the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to establish standards for products sold as […]

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