Hemp to Solve Iowa’s Water Problems

Aaron Schoeneman Environment

In 2013, Iowa enacted the Nutrient Reduction Strategy in response to alarming excesses of nitrates, phosphates, and other pollutants in Iowa’s groundwater. These excess nutrients flow to the Mississippi River and into the Gulf of Mexico where they pool and evolve into a hypoxic “dead zone” impairs marine life and threatening local economies. Iowa’s water quality problem has been magnified …

Hemp Road Trip

Boris Shcharansky Events

Calling all Iowa Hemp Supporters!!! In conjunction with the Heartland Hemp Company here in Iowa and national organizations like the National Hemp Association and the Hemp Road Trip, we are proud to announce our upcoming Caucus events schedule! Friday, January 29, 2016 5:30 PM – 7 PM The Hemp Road Trip will be stopping off at Dehner Distillery located at …

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 …

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 …

Company Offers Solutions To Iowa’s Cannabis Law

Boris Shcharansky Law

Source: WhoTV DES MOINES, Iowa — Thursday a group of lawmakers met to discuss the state’s medical cannabis law. Parents and medical professional testified that it’s filled with problems, and some lawmakers agreed. Iowa parents wanting to take advantage of the state’s medical cannabis law continue to hit road block after road block. Families that qualify under the law can’t …