As cannabis in the form of industrial hemp receives crop status in the 2018 farm bill and a growing number of states have legalized medical marijuana and industrial hemp production, who will meet the need?

Farm Journal exclusive survey of crop farmers and livestock producers reveals farmers’ attitudes about cannabis and gauges their interest in growing cannabis as a commercial crop for medical use, recreational use and industrial hemp use and for use in animal feed.

Check out exclusive data from the 2019 Farm Journal Cannabis in U.S. Agriculture Study and other resources here: 

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15:01PM Feb 17, 2017

South Dakota House Panel Passes Industrial Hemp Bill

Associated Press
AgWeb Contributor

South Dakota residents who pass background checks and get a license from the state agriculture department would be allowed to cultivate industrial hemp under a measure a House panel approved

23:10PM Jan 30, 2017

Hemp Profit Gets Real

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

Giles Shell’s hemp venture is paying dividends for his farm in Garrard County, and he hopes the entire state of Kentucky.

08:46AM Jan 28, 2017

Hemp Profit Gets Real

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

Kentucky producer pioneers floral side of hemp production

15:59PM Dec 22, 2016

Hemp Is the New Tobacco as Kentucky Farmers Bet on Weed's Cousin

Wire Service

Acreage more than doubled in 2016 and Kentucky is now #2 U.S. grower.

14:00PM Jun 24, 2016

Colorado Farmer Shatters Hemp's Fiber Ceiling

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

Ryan Loflin bet the farm in 2013 and did what no U.S. producer had done for 70 years.