From automotive parts to nutritional supplements, the Uses of Hemp are simply endless, and Pennsylvania is opening doors to allow their hemp industry to grow.
The Department of Agriculture announced that Pennsylvania will broaden the hemp program to allow almost 1,000 acres of hemp to be grown, compared to the 36 acres of 2017.
Last year, the state allowed 14 industrial hemp research permits, but this year that number has already grown to 39.
The results of the hemp pilot programs have been successful thus far, and state Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding appreciates the fact that the original growers will continue their work this year.
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