The Indiana Hemp Harvest of 2019 signals a revival in the heartland, as generations of farmers find new ways to connect with cannabis.
In many ways, the autumn harvest in Indiana looks the same as any other year: Tractors, trucks, and lots of hard work. But it’s different in one big way… There’s Indiana Hemp in those fields.
In 2018, hemp was legalized federally as a crop and the landscape began to change. Indiana farmers have always been good at adapting, but were they ready for hemp?
Watch below as 13 Investigates discusses this historic harvest:
Hemp has come a long way since The Tax Act of 1937 began restricting the plant as a cash crop.
Today, farmers rely on tradition and technology for the most favorable crop outcome. One sure sign of tech on the horizon: in March, Small Business Trends released a list of 20 Agricultural Apps making waves.
Using technology, local farmers are able to level the competitive playing field and compete on a global level.
Are you a hemp farmer? We’d love to hear more about you – let’s connect!