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Edgar Winters is Director of the Oregon Agriculture Food and Rural Consortium (OAFRC). Mr. Winters discusses the importance of Oregon's need to grow hemp now before the Oregon Department of Agriculture in January 2015. Published on Feb 11, 2015
Steve Elliott of Hemp News reported (February 12, 2015) Edgar Winters "has been issued the first state permit to grow industrial hemp. Mr. Winters and a nonprofit group of growers and activists plan a 25-acre hemp field this spring."
This is a spirited interview with the pioneers of the U.S. Hemp Industry at the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CJTA/ACCC) National Hemp Convention, Hemp 2014: Paving the Way held November 16-19, 2014 in Delta Winnepeg.
It's a spirited conversation that should not be missed.
- Edgar Winters, interviewer, of the Oregon Agriculture & Food Rural Consortium (OAFRC) and COO of Natural Good Medicines
- Anndrea Hermann, President of the Hemp Industries Association and a professor at Oregon State University. She addresses the steps necessary to building "a really solid legitimate industry" through Agronomy, the science and technology of producing and using plants for food, fuel, fibre, and land reclamation and emphasized, " while working with our partners and our colleagues around the world
- Doug Fine, " Everything I do as a journalist has a "sustainability and optimistic angle." A hemp advocate, he references a community-based tri-cropping blueprint found in his book, Hemp Bound: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution.
Video of resentstion 6th January 2015 in Salem, Oregon, USA by author. journalist and hemp advocate appearing before the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Produced by Barry Heidt.
Washington DC update of legislative action on industrial hemp by 5 activists, narrated by Doug McVay to include panelists: Steve Levine, Dave Seber, Adam Eidinger, David Bronner and David Pillar at Hemfest 2013.
The Tennessee House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on March 31 to approve a bill directing the state's Department of Agriculture to set up a licensing program for people to legally grow hemp. The bill's sponsor, Cosby Republican Jeremy Faison, said the cannabis plant has a long history in American of being used for productive, beneficial uses. Faison noted that in the recent U.S. Farm Bill, signed by President Obama back in February, permission is granted for states to regulate hemp production and allow universities to study it. After the bill passed on an 88-5 vote, Faison handed products made from hemp to the chamber's leaders of both parties. Among the items were breakfast cereal, soap, cooking oil and twine. Published on Mar 31, 2014
Produced with Michael Cordell and Jeffrey Bruer
Directed by Barbara Ann Chobocky
DVD available from Bull Frog Films.
The Other Inconvenient Truth: How Agriculture is Changing the Face of Our Planet by Jonathan Foley, director of the Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of the Minnesota and leader of the IonE’s Global Landscapes Initiative. Foley’s work focuses on complex global environmental systems and their interactions with human societies.
We typically think of climate change as the biggest environmental issue we face today. But maybe it's not? In this presentation, Jonathan Foley shows how agriculture and land use are maybe a bigger culprit in the global environment, and could grow even larger as we look to feed over 9 billion people in the future.
Over the last two years, Worldwatch's Nourishing the Planet (www.NourishingthePlanet.org) team has travelled to 25 sub-Saharan African nations - the places where hunger is greatest - and uncovered a treasure trove of innovations from farmers' groups, private voluntary organizations, governments and universities. This is a trailer of the movie, click on image to buy book.
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