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Gov. Lamont touts success of hemp-growing pilot program

Connecticut has licensed 82 hemp growers, two processors, and 21 manufacturers under the program for the cultivation, harvesting, processing, and manufacturing of hemp plants and by-products in the state.

Pilot hemp-growing bill approved by House; Lamont expected to sign into...

The Connecticut Farm Bureau Association, which supported the bill’s passage, estimates that an acre of hemp could generate 500-1,500 pounds of dried flowers worth $37,500-150,000.

Kelp harvesting on the upswing in Connecticut’s waters

The global commercial seaweed market was $10.31 billion in 2015 and could reach $22.13 billion by 2024, according to one research firm.

Greenwich Harbor gets temporary dye job for shellfish study

A harmless reddish dye is being released into the harbor on Tuesday as part of a study on how wastewater discharges from the Greenwich Water Pollution Control Facility.

Danbury Farmers Market gets grant, aims higher

The grant was given in support of a multipronged goal to increase consumer participation and vendor sales at the market by at least 25 percent in 2016.