Hemp farmers hoping for first legal industrial hemp harvest in 70 years

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Mo. — Expectations are soaring for Missouri’s first legal industrial hemp harvest in 70 years.

Once Missouri growers attain a license, they can grow hemp and sell it to a buyer in the rapidly growing CBD oil industry.

Some believe there are billions to be made.

That’s why some farmers are at a two day hemp seminar in independence this week.

Anyone interested can buy a $1,000 acre to learn how to harvest hemp.

Steve Uehlin | St. Joseph farmer
‘Fifteen hundred acres two generations corn soybeans wheat’,” said Steve Uehlin, St. Joseph farmer, “can`t make any money doing anything else so we just look at this exploring it

Experts say hemp farming is low risk, but you should start small.

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