Industrial Hemp

Kori Stanton

The 2018 Farm Bill was officially passed on December 20th, 2018. The '18 Farm Bill is extremely vast and covers many topics including Industrial Hemp. The farm bill descheduled some cannabis products from the Controlled Substances Act for the first time. KVNF's Kori Stanton sought out to learn how this new farm bill will affect our local farmers in Western Colorado.

  • Food and Farm Forum held in Montrose
  • New Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture talks industrial hemp, Farm Bill
  • Capitol Coverage discusses three health care bills under debate
  • New health care bills focus on lowering cost, especially in rural areas

  • Governor John Hickenlooper faces ethics investigation in January
  • 2018 Farm Bill will redefine hemp, will remove it from Category I drug list
  • H2O Radio examines what the new 2018 Farm Bill contains

  • BLM holds quarterly oil and gas land lease sale, over 7,000 acres purchased
  • Water managers warned by Bureau of Reclamation: make a mitigation agreement
  • Industrial hemp will be reclassisfied under new Farm Bill
  • Governor-elect Polis to have multiple inauguration parties, some free, some costly
  • Montrose County Sheriffs say goodbye to undersheriff Adam Murdie

  • Coal industry hopes to expand West Elk Mine in Somerset
  • Methane collection in the North Fork a big issue
  • EPA under President Trump seeks to rollback regulations on coal
  • First industrial hemp business in Paonia approved by town council

  • Republican Don Coram leads hemp group in Montrose County
  • Outdoor Trade show coming to Denver
  • Steamboat Springs Democrat announces bid for Tipton's seat
  • Zinke signs order streamlining applications to drill on BLM land

  • State senator Don Coram leads hemp industry in Montrose County
  • New hemp processing facility under construction in Nucla
  • Peekaboo Fire west of Craig up to 4,200 acres
  • Peak 2 Fire threatens 450 homes in Breckenridge

Colorado Dept of Agriculture

KVNF Regional Newscast: December 2, 2016

Dec 2, 2016

  • Colorado Dept. of Agriculture certifies 3 industrial hemp seeds
  • San Miguel Sheriff's seize 100 pounds of marijuana near Norwood
  • University of Colorado plays for Pac-12 championship

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, March 13, 2015

Mar 13, 2015

  Newscast

  • Connect for Health Audit
  • Industrial Hemp Farming backed by Gardner
  • Shooting Complex Planning in Palisade
  • Eckert Crane Days
  • Reduced Standardized Testing for Colorado K-12

Now Appearing: Hemp, For The First Time In Decades

May 29, 2014

A handful of farmers are set to plant the country’s first hemp crop in decades, despite federal regulations that tightly restrict the plant’s cultivation.

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, April 24, 2014

Apr 24, 2014

  Newscast

  • Bill to boost Agritourism passes State Senate
  • Poll shows Hickenlooper with edge over GOP rivals
  • Conservation group sues Fish & Wildlife over failure to list prairie dog as endangered
  • Delta County way over budget to fix roof on jail
  • Hemp bill clears Senate
  • Watered-down vaccine bill passes after angry parents claim government overreach

Headlines

  • Citizen Scientists Studying Air Pollution in the Valley
  • Finalized North Fork Alternative Plan Submitted to BLM
  • Colder-than-Usual Temps Could Last into Next Week
  • Extreme Dust, Global Warming could lead to Earlier Spring Thaw
  • Sounds of the High Country - Allen Best on Industrial Hemp in CO