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.