One acre of hemp can reportedly yield up to 5,300 pounds of straw, which can be turned into 1,300 pounds of wood fiber.
It’s no secret among cannabis enthusiasts that hemp is good for just about anything. Until the days of Reefer Madness shut it down, hemp was a viable option for fibers and materials, and it is one of the major cash crops that America was built on.
So it should come as no surprise that hemp fiberboard could possibly replace plywood as a major building material source.
According to davidwolfe.com, this could be a viable option because trees take years to grow, and deforestation in order to make homes and dwellings is a major ecological issue.
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Addison Herron-Wheeler – iReadCulture.com ~