Happy Growers

Feel like there’s been a lot of hemp talk lately? You’re not imagining it. According to Statistics Canada, the number of hemp acres planted by farmers nation-wide is expected to double from 41,200 in 2018 to 82,500 by the fall of 2019.*

While Canadian farmers have been allowed to grown industrial hemp since 1998, the recent legalization of cannabis means they can harvest parts of the plant that previously went to waste. Of course, there are still rules and regs. Growers must “pay to play” by obtaining a cultivation license through Health Canada. Sire Bioscience is already good to go, so keep an eye out for a variety of innovative hemp products to come..

 

*https://calgaryherald.com/business/local-business/hemp-licence-applications-boom-but-some-experienced-farmers-urge-caution