Cornell to house nation's first industrial hemp seed bank

ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell University will house the nation’s only industrial hemp germplasm repository – a seed bank – co-located at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. who helped secure $500,000 in federal funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Research Service (USDA-ARS) made the funding announcement on Friday. “I … Continue reading Cornell to house nation’s first industrial hemp seed bank