In the past three years the Minnesota Department of Agriculture has managed a pilot program to allow farmers to plant industrial hemp. 43 Minnesota farmers grew hemp last season — a number that’s sure to explode once future markets are refined.

On a family farm where cattle was king, Charlie Levine is banking on a new cash crop — industrial hemp.

“I will be making hemp seed oil and protein powder as well as CBD and processing the fiber that comes from the stalk,” explained Levine, a former electrical engineer.

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Bill Hudson ~ Minnesota.CBSLocal.com

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