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Hemp! Is it just a craze? Or will it be a sustainable crop with industry to back it?

Who has grown it and for what? Grain, fiber or CBD?

    Hemp! Is it just a craze? Or will it be a sustainable crop with industry to back it?
    Hemp! Is it just a craze? Or will it be a sustainable crop with industry to back it?

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

Hemp is the answer to struggling farmers as well as successful farmers looking to expand their revenue streams. This is a commodity we simpl...

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Verified FBN Member (NC)

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

tried growing it here in wi for cbd oil but stand was so poor from lack of germination. seed company assumed the risk but I didn't get a cr...

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

Can a person grow large scale oil without having a 1000 man power?

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

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It depends your perspective or large scale. We've consulted on a 10-acre farm (approx 30,000 plants) that was maintained by only 2 full time...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

I had one of those farm economy talks with my banker and small scale hemp production was something I brought up with the idea that we need a...

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Verified FBN Member (AR)

I’m dealing with an association under AgriBank. I was told “AgriBank doesn’t loan money for Hemp production “.

Verified FBN Member (MN)

No I’m not.

Verified FBN Member (AR)

Are you dealing with Agribank?


Verified FBN Member (MT)

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3rd year growing it. Growing for seed and fiber. Most of the uses for hemp are in the stalks themselves, the U.S. isn’t even scratching t...

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Verified FBN Member (MI)

Very nice, what's your spacing?


Verified FBN Member (IL)

Planted 4.5 acres and not very proud of it ! Will be the first to admit it got away from us the the spring we had . Growing for the CBD - wi...

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Verified FBN Member (NC)

The public sector desires it so the private sector will provide it. Hemp will pave the way for other crops to emerge as viable revenue stre...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

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I attended a forum in Pilger, NE on 08/16. Lots of good information available and it was free of charge to attend. Hemp defiinitely has a ...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

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Thanks for you both attending and helping promote hemp across Nebraska, it may be legal here but it's still a perception battle so we need a...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

I attended the meeting also and reached the same conclusion. Farmers will get on board if the market is there. I think the infrastructure ...

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Verified FBN Member (MT)

Thanks for your responses. The pictures above is our crops. The one on the left is last year industrial hemp crop that we grew for the grain...

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

We are growing 70 acres for seed. We planted it Mid July following a greenbean crop. We also planted 30 acres for fiber. It was also plant...

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Verified FBN Member (TX)

So who assumes part of that risk?

Seed company?

No insurance correct


Daniel
Daniel Zook
FBN Employee

Good question!


On 6/20/19 we asked FBN members in 11 US states & 4 Canadian provinces if they were currently growing, interested, or not i...

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Verified FBN Member (AR)

We are growing Hemp for the first time this year for the CBD oil. It has been major learning curve. We’ve learned a lot more “what not to do...

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Verified FBN Member (CO)

What strength is the oil that you are using?

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Verified FBN Member (OH)

How many acres of hemp did you grow this year?


Verified FBN Member (WI)

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I'm a farmer and a banker and the discussion about hemp in Wisconsin is really interesting right now. Bankers are trying to bank it(without ...

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Verified FBN Member (CO)

I did a little research, and “hempcrete” typically has 1/20th the compression stength of “typical” concrete, and is not structural as well. ...

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Verified FBN Member (CO)

I ******* your figured on hemp cement. You may be correct, my understanding is that you still use cement to make concrete and hemp fibers r...

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