High Hopes for Hemp Cooperatives

Could hemp become a crop that can keep small farms in business? Many Ohio Valley farmers believe so but worry that the sort of corporate consolidation they’ve seen in other agriculture sectors will soon come to the new hemp industry. To address this fear and keep their operations viable, many of the region’s hemp growers are choosing to join cooperatives to share supplies, learn from one another, and give small growers a better shot in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

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