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How to legally grow hemp yourself in Texas, A&M AgriLife explains

Posted at 7:07 PM, Apr 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-12 20:07:56-04

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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