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Crucial Flexibility Coming to Indiana Hemp Farmers

It’s no secret the hemp industry continues to work through various choke points whether it’s the weather, bad genetics or limited access to proper banking channels. Despite these challenges, Hoosier farmers and small business owners continue to be optimistic about the future of the industry. The playbook for improving economic opportunity in the whole hemp plant economy is multi-faceted. To match the scale of what is needed and to make regional markets work better for more people, we must continue to educate our regulators, our lawmakers and other stakeholders with unified messages. And that’s exactly what has been happening in Indiana.

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From OISC: Untrustworthy hemp seed suppliers pose risk to farmers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Office of Indiana State Chemist (OISC) is warning the public about predatory hemp seed vendors known to be currently active in the state.

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From KCA Labs: Understanding a COA

As a complement to today's podcast episode, featuring Commercial Director Ryan Bellone, KCA labs created this handy guide to reading and understanding a certificate of analysis.

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Member News: Agrozen Labs Launches Indiana Hemp Testing Program

Agrozen Labs, an MHC member and the first non-governmental lab in Indiana to offer certified hemp testing, is offering a 10% discount to Midwest Hemp Council members! Their goal is to help farmers and formulators stay compliant with state and federal rules and regulations – so they work closely with the Office of the Indiana State Chemist and the University of Kentucky to ensure reliable and consistent results.

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KCA Laboratories Awarded Hemp Testing Contracts for North Dakota and Massachusetts

  • KCA Laboratories awarded North Dakota hemp testing contract for 2020-2021
  • KCA Laboratories awarded Massachusetts hemp testing contract for 2020-2021
  • KCA received notice of the award from The State of North Dakota through its Department of Agriculture on June 22, 2020 and the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources’ Hemp Program accepted KCA’s bid for testing/analysis of regulatory samples of Industrial Hemp on June 11, 2020

Independent hemp testing laboratory, KCA Laboratories (KCA Labs), has been awarded the hemp testing contracts for the State of North Dakota and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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