January February 2020


Cover Story

Tenacious Hemp

The team behind Eaton Hemp and JD Farms, the first to legally cultivate in New York state in 2016, has learned that to succeed in this emerging industry, they must be as persistent as this multipurpose plant.

Hot Hemp

The Heat Is On

The best way to prevent ‘hot hemp’ is to choose cultivars that will test below the federal threshold of 0.3% THC. But keeping the heat off requires so much more, experts say.

IP Law

The Truth About Hemp IP

Profiting from your hemp genetics and protecting yourself from competitors may be trickier and more nuanced than you think.