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Pennsylvania Dept. of Ag Opens Hemp Grower Program for 2020

 

January 9, 2020



Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Jan. 2 announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s 2020 hemp program has started accepting applications from both commercial growers and processors in the commonwealth.

This marks the second year for Pennsylvania’s commercial-scale growing program which builds on the department’s pilot research program that had a two-year run.

“The re-emergence of hemp in Pennsylvania represents a bounty of opportunity; it’s in our buildings and cars, it’s food and fuel, and it’s power to Pennsylvania’s economy,” said Agriculture Sec...



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