Alberta farmers cashing in on hemp farms

By Bryan Labby, CBC News

 

Many Alberta farmers have taken to hemp to round out their crops and some say they’re making a tidy profit.

According to a recent study done by Alberta Agriculture, farmers in the province seeded the most hemp in all of Canada at 6,434 hectares last year.

The preliminary estimate for this year is 8,000 hectares.

“As long as we keep making money we’ll keep growing it,” says Will Van Roessel.

 

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