Category «About hemp»

Sumy is the leading Ukrainian region of breeding and cultivation of industrial hemp

Cultivation of industrial hemp has been saved and is actively developing in Ukraine due to efforts of scientists of Sumy region. Collaboration and experience exchange with scientific organizations of China, Lithuania, Poland, France, Italy, USA and Canada is ongoing. The Institute of Bast Crops of NAAS of Ukraine (Hlukhiv) is a world-renowned as research institution …

If you intend to grow industrial hemp

Growing of hemp is regulated by a set of statutory instruments, including Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers` resolution #589 of 03.06.2009 “On establishment of order of conducting activities, connected with addictive drugs, psychotropics and precursor rotation and control over it”. Activities, connected with cultivation, storage, transportation and utilization of hemp are conducted by the business units …

Ukraine reduces the cultivation of flax sharply

Redistribution of the world market of flax seeds between the main players has been finished. Leading Canada was displaced by Kazakhstan (it grows three times more -1.1 million tons) and Russia (twofold – 0, 7 million tons). This year the share of Ukraine is 32 thousand tons, which constitutes 1.4% of world production of flax …

Industrial hemp: practical tips from professionals

A seminar “Industrial hemp: 5 steps to a successful business” was held on August 30 at the Hlukhiv Institute of Bast Crops (IBC NAAS). Hemp is a multipurpose crop and is cultivated to meet the needs of various industries. Fiber is used to produce fabrics, insulation materials and bio-composites in the automotive industry. Seeds are …

Training workshop on industrial hemp held in Hlukhiv

Within a framework of the educational project “Hemp university”, the Institute of Bast Crops of NAAN  along with the Association “Ukrainian technical hemp” held a training workshop “Industrial hemp: growing, harvesting, processing” on April, 2-3. This event was aimed at teaching basic skills of industrial hemp cultivation to the agricultural producers, clarifying the prospects and …