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by Publication repost, on Oct 29, 2019

 

The public will have 60 days to comment on the new regulations.

 
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The Trump administration has announced new interim regulations for hemp production, giving growers some much needed clarity.

In December, Congress passed the 2018 Farm Bill, legalizing the production of hemp. Since then, producers have been waiting for the USDA to establish a national regulatory framework that would guide hemp production. The new interim rules will come into effect Thursday and will provide guidelines about hemp testing and licensing requirements.

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by Lebermuth, on Oct 23, 2019

FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1908

Learn about Lebermuth’s century old passion for the essential oil industry and the care put into each partnership, each drop, and each generation.

Our family’s passion for essential oils has been essential to our success. We conduct field visits to assess the crops and predict market fluctuations. With our technical knowledge and advanced equipment, we harness the benefits of nature.

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by Lebermuth, on Sep 17, 2019

Lebermuth took a trip to Willamette Valley Oregon to visit one of our Peppermint Oil growers to learn more about the 2019 mint harvest.

Lebermuth has partnered with this family for many years. They currently harvest nearly 350 acres of peppermint as part of the basket of crops they produce which include snap peas, sweet corn and grass seed.  The visit was fanatic, they gave us a complete tour of their operations which included swathing the mint hay into windrows, chopping and collection of mint hay into the mobile tubs which were taken to the still to be turned into the essential oil.  We watched as the mint hay was steam distilled, condensed, and separated into a powerful, sweet mobile liquid flowing into the 55 gallon drums to be shipped back to Lebermuth.

CEO & President Rob Brown
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by Lebermuth, on Sep 05, 2019

In this issue, we cover the latest seasonal information on some of the top-selling essential oils, like Lavender and Lavandin, Marjoram, Patchouli, Cinnamon, Lemongrass, Clove Leaf, and Geranium.

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by Lebermuth, on Jul 17, 2019

Essential Oils has been the core of Lebermuth since we were founded in 1908. It's importance to our core as evolved over time and is the foundation to our Fragrance & Flavor divisions. Our vast knowledge, expertise and staff provide us the ability to utilize many of the components of nature's gift to create aromatic & flavorful solutions for our customers. We couldn't help but support Cosmetics & Toiletries featured article on Essential Oils History & Production. 

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by Lebermuth, on Jul 11, 2019

Alan Brown travels to Sicily to visit to one of our Organic Mandarin Oil farmers.

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by Lebermuth, on May 23, 2019

 

Fair Trade is an organized social movement designed to promote sustainability and improve working standards while creating greater equity in the international trading system, particularly in developing countries. Organizations such as Fair for Life and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) are committed to supporting farmers and workers, making sure that they are justly compensated for their goods.

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by Lebermuth, on Apr 16, 2019

 

Avid users of essential oils may find it difficult to imagine life without them. Rightfully so! These herbal gifts serve a multitude of purposes. Let's take lavender oil, for example. In history it has been said to induce relaxation, aid in sleep, kill bacteria, reduce swelling and itching for bug bites and bee stings, stops bleeding, cleans wounds, and the list goes on. Aside from the healing properties, essential oils also have spiritual and beauty enhancing value that has been used since ancient times. Let's take a brief journey back in time and around the world to discover how essential oils have been used throughout history.

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by Lebermuth, on Nov 09, 2017

The price of Geranium Egyptian Oil (Pelargonium graveolens, CAS 8000-45-2) rose in September but

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by Lebermuth, on May 12, 2017

What is citrus greening?

Although the name sounds harmless, it is actually quite devastating to the global citrus industry. Simply put, it is a disease that is in most cases fatal to citrus crops. Other names for it are yellow dragon disease and HLB. It was first discovered in Brazil in July 2004 and began its global tour causing destruction to every grove it infiltrated. It was first introduced to the United States in 2005 when it was found in a Florida citrus grove.

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