Livestock producers will play a crucial role in the success or failure of hemp, as the crop holds many potential benefits as a feedstuff.

Volatility driven by overproduction, trade wars and ever-more fickle consumers has American farmers and ranchers facing the largest financial crisis in a generation.

Searching for alternatives, many U.S. farmers are scrambling this winter to add hemp to their crop rotation, thanks to the green light given to the long-forbidden crop in the 2018 farm bill.

It’s the start of what could become a revolution to traditional agriculture at a time when many farmers are financially desperate. 

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Greg Henderson ~ Drovers.com

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