Livestock Owners Weigh in on Ag’s Role in the Hemp Marketplace

. ( istock and Farm Journal )


headeragweb.comHemp has been an agricultural product that has graced many farmers’ fields, including famous farmers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Most recently, the 2018 farm bill has classified hemp that contains less than 0.3% of THC as a commodity crop. So what’s your role in hemp growth today? Here’s what livestock owners said:

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Objectives and methodology: Measure farmers’ and ranchers’ awareness of cannabis and interest in growing hemp. The e-blast was distributed to row crop farmers with 1+ acres of corn, soybeans or wheat, and also to livestock producers with 1+ head of hogs, beef cattle, dairy cattle or poultry, and produce growers with 1+ acres of produce.

A set of 950 completes yielded a margin of error of +/- 3.2%.

Respondents were entered in a drawing to receive one of 25 copies of “Making the Family Farm the Family Business” by Chip Flory.

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