The following hemp videos provide a wealth of information about the history and many benefits of this versatile crop.
Hemp-The New Agricultural Frontier
The commercial hemp industry is growing and developing rapidly. This is an educational video on industrial hemp for fiber production/textiles and seed oil production, as a rotational crop, and other uses. 12 different kinds of seed varieties are being tested for the best results in growth and harvest. This video also covers some of the initial legal and regulatory work being done and advice from the National Hemp Association for farmers looking to start growing hemp. Produced in conjunction with Penn State University and the National Hemp Association
Harvesting Hemp Fiber in the Ukraine
This machine separates the protein rich leaves form the fiber rich stems in one pass. The leaves go to be processed and dried and can be used as supplementary cattle feed. The stems are left on the ground and after a process of rotting, the stems are baled and processed and can be used in the textile industry or for composite materials in the car industry.
The New Economics of Industrial Hemp
Adrian Clarke, founder & CEO of Textile & Composite Industries Pty Ltd, Interviewed by Charles Kovess on the topic of The New Economics of Industrial Hemp.
Hemp For Victory
This 1942 film documentary was made to encourage farmers to grow hemp during World War 2 because other industrial fibers, often imported from overseas, were in short supply. The film shows a history of hemp and hemp products, how hemp is grown, and how hemp is processed into rope, cloth, cordage, and other products.
Produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture
This film was required viewing for all US farmers during WWII by Federal mandate.
The environmental benefits that are associated with hemp come from the growing attributes of the plant. Industrial hemp is virtually drought resistant, has the ability to grow in various types of conditions, and no herbicides or pesticides are required. Without the need for irrigation, and pesticides or fertilizers, hemp’s impact is very minimal.
The Power of Hemp
A short film about the miracle plant called hemp. Get to know potentially the greatest land plant that could tremendously benefit humanity and the planet and find out why the criminal federal government doesn’t want you to grow it in the US.