Day: May 8, 2019

Sen. Schumer Announces Support for Hemp Legislation

Senator Chuck Schumer was in Owego Friday morning, introducing the Hemp Farming Act of 2018. “We’ve got companies lined up to develop crossing facilities, retail businesses and move their operations from other states right into New York because of the regulatory climate because the tax incentives are here in New York,” said Kaelan Castetter, Castetter …

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2018 Farm Bill Brings Attention to Hemp

“We’ve heard from a lot of multi-national corporations of how they really want to expand into New York state with infrastructure, planting equipment, lots of jobs, because hemp is a fairly labor-intensive crop to grow,” said Castetter Sustainability Group Director of Operations Jim Castetter. Read more at Spectrum News

Summit Brings Hemp Leaders to Binghamton

The first Southern Tier Hemp Summit was hosted Friday by the Castetter Sustainability Group and the Binghamton University Office of Entrepreneurship. The event featured hemp industry leaders from across the country to help educate, network, and plan the future of hemp in New York Full story at