WV Hemp: A Successful Conference

Excerpt from Wayne Towner with the News and Sentinel

West Virginia Hemp Enthusiasts Hoping to See Their Industry Grow

“PARKERSBURG – A group interested in growing industrial hemp for a variety of uses as a new cash crop for West Virginia farmers is working to carefully navigate possible obstacles to the process.chris

About 75 people attended a conference on the issue Friday at the Blennerhassett Hotel in Parkersburg organized by the West Virginia Hemp Farmers Cooperative and the West Virginia Hemp Industry Association.

The conference featured speakers on a variety of issues involved in hemp cultivation and production of hemp-related products. A few vendors of hemp-related products were also present and the participants visited an experimental garden site in Vienna owned by James Leach, where he and his son Morgan are raising some varieties of industrial

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