A new enterprise could help Canadian farmers reap the benefits of the many Uses of Hemp, without having to invest in their own processing equipment.
Jesse Hahn and Tam Tekle of Natural Fibre Technologies, Alberta, have concocted a brilliant plan to provide mobile hemp and flax decorticators for farmers. This option for crop processing could create a significant shift in Canada’s hemp industry.
Decortication is an expensive investment for farmers, which poses an obstacle for hemp processing. Mobile processing equipment would provide a much more economical option for farmers with no risk factor.
This new business venture could help encourage farmers to choose hemp as an alternative crop. Natural Fibre Technologies would use the hemp fibre to produce such products as construction materials, mulch and animal bedding. So it’s a win-win for everyone!
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