“It got kind of lumped in with its crazy, wild sister marijuana,” said Marianne Yong.

“That’s what I tell people: Hemp is the boring, smarter cousin of the cannabis family. But it’s really exciting stuff, and really, the potential is limitless at this point.”

With the guidance of operations specialist Vernon Norwest, they started planting June 1 and expect the plants to flower by the middle to end of August.

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