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KSNT: United American Hemp CEO, James DeWitt, Interviewed on The Progress of Industrial Hemp in Kansas

KSNT: United American Hemp CEO, James DeWitt, Interviewed on The Progress of Industrial Hemp in Kansas

OLATHE, Kan. (KSNT) – The newest crop in Kansas is bringing mixed results for farmers. 2019 is the first year people in Kansas are allowed to grow hemp. “Consistently lot of farmers having trouble getting growing to start,” said James DeWitt, co-founder of United American Hemp in Olathe. Weather conditions and access to hemp seed […]

Director of Research & Development, Michael Wilson, Shares Insight At Kansas City’s American Planning Association

Director of Research & Development, Michael Wilson, Shares Insight At Kansas City’s American Planning Association

As more states legalize marijuana, local planners tackle land-use and zoning challenges to make the new industry work for their community. There are many uncertainties and misconceptions regarding the legalization of Medical Marijuana in the state of Missouri. The classification of different facility types can fall under many zoning categories. Is this an industrial, manufacturing […]

Kansas City Star: These Johnson County Business Partners Harvested Their First Crop of Legal Industrial Hemp

Kansas City Star: These Johnson County Business Partners Harvested Their First Crop of Legal Industrial Hemp

Michael Wilson and James DeWitt are no scientists — a fact belied by the white lab coats and safety goggles they wear and the ease with which they discuss plant genetics, photosynthesis and pollination. “We’re fast learners,” Wilson said after showing off their high-tech operation set inside a nondescript Johnson County industrial park. But the […]

Startland News: Olathe Lab Could Harvest Kansas’ First Legal Hemp Harvest

Startland News: Olathe Lab Could Harvest Kansas’ First Legal Hemp Harvest

Startland News: Olathe lab could harvest Kansas’ first legal hemp harvest Potential for a high-yield payoff grows with each day as Michael Wilson and James DeWitt inch closer to their first hemp harvest — likely the first in the state in modern times, they said. “It’s the jumping off point to create a repeatable process,” […]