COLLEGE STATION, TX — One new industry taking off in the Lone Star State... hemp! And Texas A&M's agri-life extension is helping students prepare to go big with the new cash crop.
With the hemp growing season fast approaching, Agri-life economists have a new video series for those interested in growing hemp.
The series has 29 videos breaking down everything from Texas law - to budgeting and crop insurance in the Lone Star State.
Agri-life professors say, the videos are a real help for the budding industry.
"We hope that it will be a valuable tool for our producers who are considering hemp, " shared Justin Benavidez, assistant professor of agricultural economics at Texas A&M AgriLife. "There's a lot of risk in that market and so, we hope that by viewing these videos, you get a better idea of the risks involved in producing hemp and you can sort of decide for yourself, with a more informed and educated set of facts, whether or not hemp production is for you."
To watch the series for free, CLICK HERE.
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