The dwindling production of Florida’s orange groves has Hemp in the News this week. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is encouraging growers to make the switch from oranges to hemp.

The orange groves in Florida have taken a turn for the worst, threatened by harsh weather conditions and disease. The once thriving trees that were lush and green and loaded with fruit, are now struggling to survive.

Although orange growers may be discouraged, Fried has a solution: replace the orange groves with hemp!

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