Hemp Drying has always been an issue for farmers, but with the recent push by state governments for hemp cultivation, more companies are seeing this industry as a great way to benefit from the land instead of depleting it of nutrients. This practice uses strong fibers that have been extracted from the very stalks and leaves of the cannabis plant. The fibers are used in a variety of industries from food processing to fabric softening and can be harvested in two different ways.
Hemp Drying has been done for centuries, but it was only in the last century that commercialized Hemp Drying became an industry. The two primary sources for Hemp Drying products are to be found in the United States and in Canada. Americans have taken advantage of Hemp Drying by harvesting it for import and export purposes. Many Americans feel the benefits of Hemp Drying far outweigh any of the disadvantages of harvesting it domestically.
Many of the Hemp Drying processors currently on the market use an extract called “Hemp Stacking”. Hemp Stacking is the extraction of Hemp seeds and the removal of the protective outer coverings on the seeds to form a thin, strong pellet. The Hemp Stacked pellet is then ground into a powder to produce what is known as “Hemp Drying Oil” or H Hemp Drying Oil. This oil can be used to make everything from soap to cooking and everything else that would normally require a higher quality hemp seed. Many top producers in the United States are using Hemp Drying in their everyday processing.
There is a bit of controversy surrounding the labeling of Hemp Drying as it currently stands. The United States government does not regulate the labeling of Hemp Drying products and has not put any restrictions on outside countries who wish to harvest, process and sell Hemp Drying products. Some states have actually passed bills to tax Hemp Drying crops, but hemp planters in many areas of the country are concerned that such legislation could force farmers to relocate, further limiting their production of the crop. Farmers and landowners’ groups are also concerned that Hemp Drying could create a competitive edge over other Hemp growing industries. Hemp Drying would make it easier to process and ship the crop to various states for retail sale, something that Hemp entrepreneurs feel is a necessity if Hemp Drying is ever to reach its full potential. In short, Hemp Drying could turn out to be a real competitive advantage for those who wish to grow, process, and distribute Hemp products.
Despite all the concerns of both sides of the Hemp Drying debate there is no reason why the hemp industry will not continue to grow and expand in the future. Hemp Drying provides a distinct advantage over traditional crop drying and processing methods. The Hemp Drying process allows for the production of a much higher quality product without having to use as much fuel or water. The result is the ability to provide affordable, high quality products to the consumer. There are also some things that the Hemp Drying process cannot do, such as the solidify or lock in phase of the drying process, which means that Hemp Drying should not be confused with Thermal Drying, also known as Spray Drying or Spray Coating.
The Hemp Drying process does have an essential part to it, that being the Hemp Drying Rack. The Hemp Drying Rack is using to dry off the Hemp before processing into a finished product. Hemp Drying is a necessary part of the processing of Hemp because it removes the water locks that are present in the stems of the plants. Without this step the Hemp would be destroyed and no one would be able to grow them any more.
To help in the Hemp Drying process some varieties of Hemp are grown that do not have much water to begin with and are therefore better suited to the Hemp Drying process. Some of the common varieties of Hemp grown for Hemp Drying are Tallow, Coconut, American White, and Ganel. The American White Hemp has the least water locked molecules compared to the others. This makes American White Hemp the best variety of Hemp for Drying. It is also important to remember that each variety of Hemp has its own unique characteristics and can affect the overall drying process.
Hemp Drying is typically used for the manufacturing of T-shirt, clothing, sails, mattress and other items that need to be made into outdoor wear. There are two main methods that are typically used when Hemp is being processed to make things that are ready to sell. The first method is where the Hemp is put in a press where it is turned into a “Pulp”. The Hemp is then covered in a pressure wrap and a hard substance such as gravel is pressed into it so that it can be dried quickly. The second method that is typically used is where the Hemp is placed in an incubator and a hot air blast is sent to it to dry it out.