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Farm Progress America, February 26, 2020

Max Armstrong looks at the hemp business and its prospects for the future.

Max Armstrong offers a look at the challenges of adding new crops like hemp. Interest in the crop has exploded, but a new USDA report shows that pilot programs show that the crop won't thrive in every state. More than 146,000 acres of the crop went in the ground in 2019. Max shares more insights on those pilot projects and the challenges ahead.

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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