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Local hemp growers gather to share successes, setbacks

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- Hemp growers from across the state gathered at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator Sunday for a discussion called 'Hemp Growing 101.' "Specifically we talked about how important genetics are and what to look for in terms of ...
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After federal rebuke, hemp winemaker vows to keep exploring idea

A New York hemp grower whose attempt to launch a hemp wine label was blocked by federal regulators says he’s still exploring the idea. Kaelan Castetter, CEO of Castetter Sustainability Group, tells Wine Spectator that he’s not giving up on plans ...
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NY’s hemp boom turned into an early bust

As hemp farmers learn to navigate the landscape, they find few buyers, low prices and an industry rife with bad actors looking to prey upon the naive Hard realities have set in for New York’s hemp farmers: The predicted boom ...
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Cannabis growers group asks New York lawmakers to ease restrictions

The New York Cannabis Growers and Processors Association is asking New York state to limit licensing requirements and taxes if the state legalizes marijuana this year. Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, created a light moment during the joint legislative budget hearing ...
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New York Conference Spends Full Day Discussing Hemp

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — The outlook for New York’s hemp industry was absorbed by more than a hundred attendees who drove in sleet and rain to get an update on their licensed investment and learn more about how to prudently grow, ...
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