Early Grades For Growing Hemp In North Dakota Look Promising

By Associated Press

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The 70 acres planted this year were part of a pilot research project to determine whether the crop could be successful in North Dakota.
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The North Dakota Department of Agriculture say early results for growing hemp look promising and the agency is seeking producers for the second year of planting.

The 70 acres planted this year were part of a pilot research project to determine whether the crop could be successful in North Dakota.

The department says producers gave positive feedback on yields and profitability, as well as the growing potential across a range of soil types. The fields may also be good for honey production, the Bismarck Tribune reported.

 

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