Day: August 24, 2017

Exploring potential of new crop Hemp researched for viability, uses in Pennsylvania

McCLURE — Imagine looking to build a home 50 years from now. What kind of materials do you think will be used for building materials? Did materials made from hemp cross your mind? The hemp plant, like its sister the marijuana plant, is not a new crop to the country. In fact, according to the […]

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Agriculture Secretary Visits Industrial Hemp Research Project Exploring Economic Potential for Versatile, Promising Crop

McClure, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding visited JustBen Agriculture’s Mifflin County farm on Monday to view progress at one of 16 research projects that seek to demonstrate the economic value and viability of industrial hemp as a marketable crop in Pennsylvania. “Thanks to the federal Farm Bill and Governor Wolf’s bipartisan work with the […]

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