From building materials to milk and ice cream, there are literally thousands of Uses of Hemp. It is possibly the most diverse crop on the planet, and it’s making a comeback worldwide.
Hemp breeder David Gillespie, of Bundaberg-based Agri Fibre Industries, (Australia), is leading the way for a burgeoning hemp industry in Australia, by breeding some of the first registered seed varieties.
There is a growing, global demand for hemp foods, and hemp can grow almost year round. It grows from seed to harvest in just three months.
With the recent legalisation of hemp for human consumption in Australia and New Zealand, the two countries now have the opportunity to harvest a thriving hemp industry along with other countries such as China and Canada.
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