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Farm Progress America, June 28, 2019

Max Armstrong looks at the potential to the hemp market

Max Armstrong shares a turn to hemp by farmers as that new crop gets cleared by the 2018 Farm Bill. From fiber to CBD oil, the products from this new crop which may offer added income potential for farmers. Industrial hemp plantings this year could double from the 2018 78,000-acre crop. Sales of hemp reportedly crossed the $1 billion mark.

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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