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By Pam Burke 

IND HEMP looking for more growers

Montana in forefront of new industry

 

Last updated 1/21/2022 at 12:22pm

Photo courtesy IND HEMP

Windrows are left behind as a Montana farmer harvests hemp.

Representatives of IND HEMP were in Havre Wednesday to talk to producers about contracting acres to grow hemp for either fiber or oil production in the company's processing plant in Fort Benton.

Presenters Morgan Tweet, chief operating officer and co-founder of the family-owned company, and Ben Brimlow, lead agronomist, said they had more than 30 producers contracted in 2021 with 6,000 acres in production, and they are looking to expand to 8,000 acres for 2022.

"We really have a mission to try to bring value back to agriculture in the rural communities that we live in, and hemp is a vehic...



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