CRISPR-Cas9 accelerates hemp seed genetics

CRISPR-Cas9 accelerates hemp seed genetics

Among the most critical needs for the emerging hemp industry is research and development in crop genetics. Hemp breeding has been so retarded by historical policy that growers have limited access to adapted hemp genetics. It could take well over a decade to develop stable cultivars for key U.S. growing regions, ones that meet commercial requirements, as well as cannabinoid compliance.

The USDA recently granted regulatory approval for genetically modified hemp variety “Badger G”. Developed by the Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Badger-G’s novel characteristic is the absence of THC and CBD.

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04.19.2024

Reduced March RIN production not leading to higher RIN Prices

Reduced March RIN production not leading to higher RIN Prices

Total March biofuel RIN production was 1.9 billion RINs, which was 6% below February and 15% below December’s RIN output of 2.25 billion. December had the largest monthly production...

04.19.2024

CWG, YG higher on week, UCO, DCO down again

CWG, YG higher on week, UCO, DCO down again

The market was quiet heading into the weekend. Used cooking oil (UCO) traded in large volume into the Gulf at 40 cents per lb delivered in the truck market.

04.19.2024

Price pressure on ruminant and porcine items for the week

Price pressure on ruminant and porcine items for the week

Sloppy markets were reported for porcine and ruminant items at the close of week ending Friday April 19.

Wide ranges were witnessed on porcine bloodmeal (BM), with a...

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