WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — Some Indiana farmers have started harvesting their first legal crop of hemp without knowing for certain whether it will be lucrative.
President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill last December, legalizing hemp.
Since then, Indiana farmers have taken out permits to grow thousands of acres of hemp for its fiber, seed and cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD.
Hemp flowers and seeds can be processed to make materials that include paper, cloth and rope.