• Agro-Tech Hemp

    The need of Agro-Techology in Uttarakhand Hemp Farming.

    What is Agrotechnology? In simple terms, Agrotechnology is the technology of agriculture, as the methods or machinery needed for efficient production. Agrotechnology focuses on technological processes used in agriculture, to create an understanding of how processes, equipment and structures are used with people, soil, plants, animals and their products, to sustain and maintain quality of […]

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  • Hemp in Uttarakhand – connecting the dots.

    Uttarakhand is the first state in India to legalize industrial hemp to develop a regulated legislative framework to allow cultivation, production, and marketing of industrial hemp for giving a boost to the agro-economy of the Indian Himalayan zone. With the growing market for hemp products, the question of economic viability for the farmers of Uttarakhand […]

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  • Indian Hemp Legalization

    Indian Hemp Connection! from Vedas to Uttarakhand legalisation !

    Atharva Veda-Samhita (Book 11, Hymn 6, Verse 15) पञ्च राज्यानि वीरुधां सोमश्रेष्ठानि ब्रूमः। दर्भो भङ्गो यवः सह ते नो मुञ्चन्त्व् अंहसः॥ “To the five kingdoms of the plants which Soma rules as Lord we speak. Darbha, hemp, barley, mighty power: may these deliver us from woe.” Cannabis has been part of Indian medicinal and spiritual culture traced back […]

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  • “INDUSTRIAL HEMP” Is NOT ‘MARIJUANA’ !

    ‘Hemp is not marijuana’ Clearly Hemp has been most misunderstood crop in the vegetable kingdom. The crop has been neglected for many years as emotion-not reason-has guided our attitude toward the magnitude of benefits of this crop. Today we have scientific evidence on the numerous advantages hemp has over the other crops.  It is high […]

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  • Uttarakhand Hemp management & cropping system(1)

    Uttarakhand Industrial Hemp Management & Cropping system

    With a forecast of a boost in industrial hemp international commercial market, the step of Uttarakhand State government to legalise cultivation of iHemp is a welcome decision. Uttarakhand state has been working hard to address the problem of migration from villages to cities and high yield crops like iHemp could be a major boost to […]

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  • Industrial Hemp Global Market Potential

    According to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.USA, the global industrial hemp market is expected to reach USD $10.6 billion (INR 7.5 lakh crores approx.) by 2025 and the market is anticipated to expand at a *CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 14.0%. Growing population and rising disposable income are expected to result in an increased demand […]

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  • Integrating Hemp in Uttarakhand organic farming systems

    Hemp’s high versatility makes it a prime candidate in Uttarakhand organic farming systems. Uttarakhand is the first state in India which has legalised iHemp (Cannabis sativa L) for industrial production. This has provided positive hope to many villagers in rural Uttarakhand as it would ensure increased economic viability for farmers in the face of the […]

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