Become a Grower

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By way of Sub­ti­tle F — Sec. 7606 of the 2014 Agri­cul­ture Act approved by both the Hous­es of Con­gress and the Pres­i­dent on Feb­ru­ary 7th, 2014 Fed­er­al Leg­is­la­tion allows for grow­ing hemp in States that have leg­is­la­tion that pro­vides for a State man­aged “Research Pro­gram” through the Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture or a Uni­ver­si­ty;

  1. AGRICULTURAL PILOT PROGRAM.- The term “agri­cul­tur­al pilot pro­gram” means a pilot pro­gram to study the growth, cul­ti­va­tion, or mar­ket­ing of indus­tri­al hemp —
    1. in States that per­mit the growth or cul­ti­va­tion of indus­tri­al hemp under the laws of the State; and
    2. in a man­ner that —
      1. ensures that only insti­tu­tions of high­er edu­ca­tion and State depart­ments of agri­cul­ture are used to grow or cul­ti­vate indus­tri­al hemp;
      2. requires that sites used for grow­ing or cul­ti­vat­ing indus­tri­al hemp in a State be cer­ti­fied by, and reg­is­tered with, the State depart­ment of agri­cul­ture; and
  • autho­rizes State depart­ments of agri­cul­ture to pro­mul­gate reg­u­la­tions to car­ry out the pilot pro­gram in the States in accor­dance with the pur­pos­es of this sec­tion.[1]

To deter­mine if your state cur­rent­ly has reg­u­la­tions pro­vid­ing for Hemp cul­ti­va­tion please vis­it the Vote Hemp web­site for the most up to date infor­ma­tion on Leg­isla­tive action.

Our Relationship with Farmers

We are dri­ven by a mis­sion to be one pos­i­tive part of restor­ing envi­ron­men­tal and eco­nom­ic bal­ance to our farm­land, our food sys­tem, and the health of our nation. We work with non-prof­its groups like Grow­ing War­riors try­ing to imple­ment mar­ket agree­ments where pro­duc­ers and proces­sors walk this poten­tial com­mod­i­ty crop into the agri­cul­tur­al mix cau­tious­ly.

We are work­ing to write the ten­ants that will be used as guide­lines to gov­ern mutu­al suc­cess from sow­ing the seed to sat­is­fy­ing hunger;

  1. Work with­in a group where farm­ers have an eco­nom­ic base and a way to enjoy the ben­e­fits of land own­er­ship, thus help­ing ful­fill Jefferson’s ide­al of a nation of inde­pen­dent, self-suf­fi­cient small farm­ers.
  2. Lift farm­ing com­mu­ni­ties out of a boom bust econ­o­my
  3. Cre­ate diver­si­ty in the agri­cul­tur­al com­mu­ni­ty
  4. Pro­tect farm­ers from over-pro­duc­tion and encour­age and facil­i­tate diverse farm­ing in order to serve small and large farm­ers equal­ly. Give farmer’s alter­na­tive non-GMO com­mod­i­ty crops to cul­ti­vate.
  5. Lift and then sta­bi­lize the rur­al econ­o­my.
  6. Pro­vide fair trade pric­ing to rur­al farms for organ­ic hemp seed by pro­cess­ing hemp into a food com­mod­i­ty that unlocks the mar­ket poten­tial for hemp, the land that pro­duces it, and the farm­ers that grow it.
  7. Expand the North Amer­i­can hemp food mar­ket by cre­at­ing aware­ness of the nutri­tion­al ben­e­fits of hemp through media expo­sure and pub­lic edu­ca­tion.
  8. Pro­duce the safest & most nutri­tious hemp food prod­ucts pos­si­ble. Secure our mar­ket posi­tion and set the bar for suc­cess by becom­ing the best-sell­ing, most rec­og­niz­able brand on food retail­er shelves across North Amer­i­ca.
  9. Help shape pol­i­cy for our indus­try by being a part of the dia­logue with local, state, and fed­er­al gov­ern­ment to sus­tain suc­cess for all stake­hold­ers in the val­ue chain from farm­ers, to man­u­fac­tures, to con­sumers.

Farming Hemp

There are many great books in cir­cu­la­tion as well as arti­cles online that detail pro­duc­tion tech­niques as well as the poten­tial mar­kets for hemp.

Vic­to­ry Hemp Foods con­tracts farm­ers to pro­duce hemp grain for our pro­duc­tion facil­i­ty. Receiv­ing a con­tract guar­an­tees pur­chas­es accord­ing to the require­ments in the con­tract.

If you are inter­est­ed in grow­ing indus­tri­al hemp we want to talk with you. As our Com­pa­ny grows we need more farm­ers and acreage to help us keep pace with mar­ket demand.

 

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