As cannabis in the form of industrial hemp receives crop status in the 2018 farm bill and a growing number of states have legalized medical marijuana and industrial hemp production, who will meet the need?

Farm Journal exclusive survey of crop farmers and livestock producers reveals farmers’ attitudes about cannabis and gauges their interest in growing cannabis as a commercial crop for medical use, recreational use and industrial hemp use and for use in animal feed.

Check out exclusive data from the 2019 Farm Journal Cannabis in U.S. Agriculture Study and other resources here: 

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From Farm Journal: Hemp: Hopes and Headaches Ahead
U.S. farmers can officially play the hemp game, so says the 2018 farm bill, and as of January 2019, 41 states have given hemp a green flag. Here’s what you need to know before you grow.

Perdue Answers Buzz on Hemp in Animal Feed

From AgDay: Taking the THC out of Hemp Plants

From Bovine Veterinarian: Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine

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Hemp Cultivation
10:29AM Mar 27, 2018

GOP Leader Shows Support for Hemp Production

Associated Press
AgWeb Contributor
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell previewed legislation seeking to free the hemp plant from its ties to marijuana and let it take root as a legitimate crop.
16:55PM Feb 21, 2018

Could Trump Build Border Wall From Hemp?

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor
A Trump wall made of hemp is far from reality, but the concept reflects the remarkable promise of a once-maligned crop emerging in the marketplace.
15:45PM Feb 06, 2018

Hemp Goes Mobile As Farmers Seek Opportunity

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor
Producers stuck on the hemp sidelines may be able to take advantage of HempHub USA, a push by two companies to transport a decortication machine into states with legal hemp
16:33PM Feb 05, 2018

Hemp: Hopes and Headaches Ahead

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor
The year of hemp jubilee has arrived, roughly 80 years after Uncle Sam locked the maligned cannabis variety in the federal attic.
04:33AM Feb 05, 2018

Hemp: Hopes and Headaches Ahead, p2

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor
The year of hemp jubilee has arrived, roughly 80 years after Uncle Sam locked the maligned cannabis variety in the federal attic.
05:33AM Feb 02, 2018

What’s the Farmer’s Role in Growing Hemp?, Page 2

Portia Stewart
AgWeb Contributor
We asked, you answered. Here’s a look at farmers’ and ranchers’ opinions about hemp and its role in U.S. Agriculture.
20:00PM Jan 11, 2018

Hemp Responds to Sessions

AgWeb.com Editors
AgWeb Contributor
What are the implications to the hemp industry after Attorney General Jeff Sessions tightens marijuana prosecution guidelines?