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Farm Progress America, August 1, 2019

Audio-Farm Progress America, August 1, 2019

Max Armstrong shares hemp insights from a Kentucky grower who has long advocated for the crop

Max Armstrong offers a farmer’s perspective on raising hemp with testimony from 8th generation tobacco grower Brian Furnish, a Kentucky producer who’s been advocating for the new crop. Furnish helped Senators understand how hemp is raised for different uses, and economic opportunities for the different plant’s parts.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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