BISMARCK, N.D. - Farmers and Ranchers in the western half of North Dakota have been looking to the sky, begging for rain for months. Producers of one crop, however, aren't sweating as hard as the rest.

Industrial hemp may look like marijuana, but it has none of the ingredients that give smokers a high.

It should also give a big boost to some farmers check books this year.

As Clarence Laub inspects his field of industrial hemp, he's doing something farmers of other crops in the state couldn't dream of. He's staring down a better crop than last year.

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