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Hemp bound : dispatches from the front lines of the next agricultural revolution / Doug Fine.

By: Fine, Doug.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2014]Description: xxxi, 152 pages ; 19 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781603585439; 1603585435; 9781603585446; 1603585443.Subject(s): Hemp | Hemp industry | Hemp | Hemp industryGenre/Form: Nonfiction.DDC classification: 633.5/3 Other classification: SOC022000 | BUS070010 | TEC003070 | POL044000 | TEC003030
Contents:
Introduction: After-school snacks before Doritos -- Hemp gets out ring around the collar -- Turning a profit even with medieval harvesting techniques -- Want to make it in the hemp game? Two words: dual cropping -- Grow your next house (or factory or office or high-rise or school) -- Heck, grow your whole tractor out of hemp -- Fill 'er up with hemp -- A new utility paradigm: the distributed, sustainable community energy grid -- Don't just legalize it, subsidize it -- Patriots ponder planting -- Hempucation immersion course -- Teach your regulators well -- Conclusion: Support your local heartland hemp homesteaders -- Epilogue, part one: Watching cannabis displace corn in the first digital age American hemp fields -- Epilogue, part two: A dust bowl antidote : it's about a cash crop in today's soil.
Summary: Author Doug Fine embarks on a humorous yet rigorous journey to meet the men and women who are testing, researching, and pioneering hemp's applications for the twenty-first century. From Denver, where Fine hitches a ride in a hemp-powered limo; to Asheville, North Carolina, where carbon-negative hempcrete-insulated houses are sparking a mini housing boom; to Manitoba where he raps his knuckles on the hood of a hemp tractor; and finally to the fields of east Colorado, where practical farmers are looking toward hemp to restore their agricultural economy - Fine learns how eminently possible it is for this misunderstood plant to help us end dependence on fossil fuels, heal farm soils damaged after a century of growing monocultures, and bring even more taxable revenue into the economy than its smokable relative.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: After-school snacks before Doritos -- Hemp gets out ring around the collar -- Turning a profit even with medieval harvesting techniques -- Want to make it in the hemp game? Two words: dual cropping -- Grow your next house (or factory or office or high-rise or school) -- Heck, grow your whole tractor out of hemp -- Fill 'er up with hemp -- A new utility paradigm: the distributed, sustainable community energy grid -- Don't just legalize it, subsidize it -- Patriots ponder planting -- Hempucation immersion course -- Teach your regulators well -- Conclusion: Support your local heartland hemp homesteaders -- Epilogue, part one: Watching cannabis displace corn in the first digital age American hemp fields -- Epilogue, part two: A dust bowl antidote : it's about a cash crop in today's soil.

Author Doug Fine embarks on a humorous yet rigorous journey to meet the men and women who are testing, researching, and pioneering hemp's applications for the twenty-first century. From Denver, where Fine hitches a ride in a hemp-powered limo; to Asheville, North Carolina, where carbon-negative hempcrete-insulated houses are sparking a mini housing boom; to Manitoba where he raps his knuckles on the hood of a hemp tractor; and finally to the fields of east Colorado, where practical farmers are looking toward hemp to restore their agricultural economy - Fine learns how eminently possible it is for this misunderstood plant to help us end dependence on fossil fuels, heal farm soils damaged after a century of growing monocultures, and bring even more taxable revenue into the economy than its smokable relative.

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