Hemp Continues Return, Acreage Doubles in 2017
Hemp continues down the road of return as a standard U.S. row crop, with 23,343 acres in 2017, despite federal prohibition.
The 2017 U.S. Hemp Crop Report documents the ongoing hemp march: Acreage more than doubled from 2016, and state licenses were issued to 1,424 producers.
Farmers in 19 states grew hemp in 2017 and 32 universities conducted hemp research.
Produced by Vote Hemp, the 2017 U.S. Hemp Crop Report records state-by-state progress of hemp legislation passed in 2017, acreage totals and states with pilot programs.
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