Weekly Hemp Recap

Weekly Hemp Recap

Last Week’s Hemp Commentary

Hempseed a Boon to Aquaculture?

Hempseed has long been known to contain a robust fatty acid profile, with Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids occurring in levels that exceed common fish-derived supplements.  This trend fueled considerable exports to S. Korea from Canada.  

Exports to S. Korea exceeded 4000 metric tons (mt) in 2016 and fell by 84% in 2017 as Korea pivoted to China for low-cost hempseed requiring less transport than hempseed sourced from North America. 

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The high levels of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA) in hempseed afford considerable benefit to livestock.  Soybean oil is a common ingredient in livestock diets.  

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