Unchartered Territory: Colorado State Begins Research Into Industrial Hemp

Industrial hemp has a range of practical industrial applications, but Colorado farmers don’t have enough information about the crop to grow it efficiently and profitably.

Colorado State University is conducting research (with the permission of the federal government) to determine which varieties of hemp are the best for US climates. According to the Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, “Our registrants are passionate and dynamic entrepreneurs who are developing uses that weren’t imagined just a few years ago. It will be exciting to see how this industry develops in the years to come.”

Read more about the industrial hemp research here.

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