In late 2021, Oregon State University received a $10 million grant from USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Sustainable Agricultural Systems for a five-year study to define economic opportunities for hemp in the western United States…
Hemp is a… crop for carbon sequestration, absorbing about 11,000 pounds, or 5 metric tons of CO2 through photosynthesis during its growth cycle… along with projects that absorb carbon via growing crops, research projects sought will reward regenerative farming practices such as using cover crops, no-till/low till planting, wetland management, tree planting, manure and feed management, soil amendments such as biochar and other best practices.
Original Article (Let’s Talk Hemp):
Hemp research dollars flowing in 2022
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