More than 100 SC Farmers Apply for Permits to Grow Hemp
by Lisa Weismann (Live5News) … The South Carolina Department of Agriculture will select 40 farmers to receive industrial hemp permits. These permits will allow farmers to grow up to 40 acres of hemp.
Hemp can be used to make products including rope, clothes, food, paper, textiles, plastics, insulation and biofuel, according to the SCDA. READ MORE
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