Hemp as a Solution to Soil Compaction and Erosion

Aaron Schoeneman Industrial Hemp

Aaron Schoeneman, Founder and Director, Iowa Hemp Association Since the beginning of time, existence was understood to be dependent on a symbiotic relationship with the environment. While this is still true today, many modern farm practices stress the land in the pursuit of reaching the needs of an ever-growing population. For example, focusing on only two major agricultural crops, corn …

Iowa Hemp Association Fields of Opportunity Educational Hemp Tour!

Boris Shcharansky Events

We are at it again! The IHA – Iowa Hemp Association has scheduled a brief tour between Fort Dodge and Emmetsburg! As some may be aware, the counties surrounding these cities were major hemp cultivation centers during the “Hemp for Victory” campaign in the 1940s and, previously, throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. Today, Emmetsburg is the center of …

Industrial Hemp CBD VS Medical Marijuana CBD: The definitive buyers guide to cannabidiol

Boris Shcharansky Products

Source: Discover CBD We have all seen the recent news articles showcasing CBD oil and many of us would like to get involved… but where do you start? In the event you didn’t already know, there are two sources for CBD oil and other CBD/Cannabidiol products: 1.) Hemp CBD products made from industrial hemp and 2.) Medical marijuana CBD products …

A PILOT SPECIAL REPORT: Is legal hemp Iowa’s next ‘Field of Dreams?’

Boris Shcharansky Hemp Oil

Source: Storm Lake Pilot Tribune An Iowa hemp activist is bringing his campaign for legalized hemp farming to Storm Lake next month. “I don’t want to do it by smoking a joint on the steps of the State Capital,” said Boris Shcharansky, proprietor of Heartland Hemp and spokesperson for the fledgling Iowa Hemp Association based in Urbandale. Shcharansky calls his …

Local Organization Pushing For Lawmakers to Allow Legal Cannabis Growing

Boris Shcharansky Legal Cannabis

Source: WhoTV DES MOINES, Iowa — A local organization is pushing for lawmakers to allow farmers to grow the cannabis plant legally. The Iowa Hemp Association formed this year and is traveling Iowa on what it calls a statewide educational campaign. “We are the only country in the industrialized world that doesn’t grow the product, said Co-Founder Boris Scharansky. “All …

Forbes: Industrial hemp might be right for Iowa farmers

Boris Shcharansky Industrial Hemp

Source: The Des Moines Register The next “big thing” for Iowa agriculture could have a home right here in Urbandale. Industrial hemp is enjoying a huge resurgence of interest on the part of industry, farmers, nutritionists and green consumers. Could it be in the mix for Iowa agriculture? Boris Shcharansky of Heartland Hemp Company in Urbandale is lobbying in Iowa …