Central State University is poised to become Ohio’s first public university to plant seeds to begin hemp research.

The research will begin with the anticipated signature next week of Senate Bill 57 by Gov. Mike DeWine and the approval of program rules by the state Department of Agriculture.

The landmark university-sponsored research is expected to help Ohio farmers explore alternative crops to diversify and optimize their farm operations.

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