Participants sought for 2017 industrial hemp pilot program

Nick Nelson, Agweek

Stunted by heavy rainfall, an industrial hemp crop grows at the Langdon (N.D.) Research Extension Center on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. (Nick Nelson/Agweek)

 

Participants are being sought for the second year of North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s industrial hemp pilot program.

“Industrial hemp may only be grown in North Dakota through the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s pilot program or by institutions of higher education,” North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said. “We are currently seeking applicants wishing to participate in the department’s pilot program for the purposes of agricultural or academic research.”

 

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