Hemp is an amazing plant. It uses a fraction of the water needed to grow cotton, every part is useful and it absorbs more carbon dioxide per hectare than other crops and most trees.
It’s not only the rising cost of energy that is demanding better and more sustainable use of our power resources.
Last year, researcher and professor at Oregon State University, Richard van Breemen, discovered two cannabinoid acids — found in hemp — that block the infection of human cells from the virus that causes COVID-19.
As the process of legalizing and moving cannabis toward full retail continues, it comes with questions. Farmers are asking themselves how far they should invest in a new crop with how things have been unfolding.