The passage of the federal Farm Bill late in December is ratcheting up a green rush in Colorado that those in the industry say will shake up, better regulate and expand the burgeoning market for hemp.

Entrepreneur Joey Coleman is enthusiastically prepping for a 40-acre “farm-to-doorstep” crop of hemp he plans to grow near Grand Junction this spring.

In Monte Vista, Corbett Hefner has added an industrial hemp harvester to his heavy-equipment product line.

Colorado State University-Pueblo chemistry professor Chad Kinney is preparing to host around 500 researchers from around the globe at a hemp conference in March.

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Nancy Lofholm ~The Colorado Sun ~

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