Growing Number Of Nebraska Hemp Applicants Anticipated For 2020
The 2018 Farm Bill had a huge addition – the legalization of hemp production. This allows selected farmers to start growing hemp in Nebraska.
The number is expected to increase this year. UNL Professor of Agriculture and Horticulture Ismail Dweikat said the USDA could be expecting over 200 hemp applications from Nebraskans looking to grow hemp this year.
If you are selected, here are some aspects you may want to consider. Growers need to ensure that they are using quality seeds so that levels of THC stays under control since crop insurance will become void if it is too high.
If the federal government legalizes marijuana, you can be sure that it is a valued crop. Otherwise, there might always be the question of just how profitable growing it is when compared to other options. Nebraska is known to have one of the best conditions to grow hemp, but the state has not yet legalized the sale of marijuana. This could lead to a significant loss for the farmers.
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