(Industrial Hemp MOU)….It was adopted this week.
The Imperial Community College District adopted the Memorandum of Understanding with the County, who had approved the MOU earlier this month. The Memorandum concerns growing and cultivating industrial hemp for educational research. Last month the District adopted a groundbreaking research project with an Imperial County Hemp grower, Primordia LLC, through an Academic Data Collection Agreement. I C C D is an institute of higher education as defined under federal law, allowing the project to be within compliance of the 2018 and 2014 Farm Bills. The agreement solidifies the Board of Supervisors commitment to promoting the production of industrial hemp and expanded job creation in Imperial County.