Industry group aims to develop high-CBD varieties that won’t go hot January 7, 2021 – Posted in: Blog

A coalition of hemp farmers plans to screen seed-propagated hemp varieties to determine which ones may be able to produce mother stock for clones that will consistently meet federal THC limits.

The project aims to get more cultivars listed with the global Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA).

The project grew out of a state-appointed panel of hemp entrepreneurs in Colorado tasked with finding strategies to help the new industry. It was developed by the Agricultural Genomics Foundation and the Fat Pig Society, a Colorado-based hemp workers’ cooperative.

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