Hemp growers look to overcome a slump

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Heard On The Morning Show
2018 was Wisconsin’s first year of legalized hemp production.
Wisconsin’s first year of legalized hemp production, in 2018, was subject to analysis in the “2019 Wisconsin Hemp Marketing Study.” Renk Agribusiness Institute

Hemp growers in Wisconsin weathered a few tough years, between confusion over government regulations and the leveling off of interest in CBD products. With oversight of hemp production shifting from the state to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and farmers seeking new markets, we explore the hemp industry’s future.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Shelby Ellison Guest
  • Alex Mootz Guest