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Articles by Steve Davies

Hemp

States decide whether to let USDA handle hemp

Partially motivated by funding concerns, two prominent hemp-growing states recently decided to let the U.S. Department of Agriculture regulate hemp within their borders, and others are still in the process of deciding whether to hand over authority to USDA as the pilot programs authorized under the 2014 farm bill expire at the end of this year.
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UN Food Systems Summit faces challenges

Commitments to eradicate hunger and address climate change will receive a lot of attention at the United Nations Food Systems Summit Thursday, but new reports released in advance of the event demonstrate the steep challenges faced by the world’s nations.
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