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Report shows that Illinois harvested 73 percent of hemp crops planted last year

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 1, 2020

A report highlighting first-year hemp production totals in Illinois shows that farmers managed to successfully harvest an impressive 73 percent of their crops in 2019. These figures are desirable, what with the weather being slightly unfavorable during the state's initial launch year for hemp cultivatio...

Illinois Department of Agriculture