03 Apr ‘This is farming like we’ve never done before.’ Illinois hemp farmers face dangers with very first planting of newly legal crop
Huge number of young hemp flowers dance within the breeze as fans blow via a loft on Trent Lawrence’s natural produce farm. And when a they dance to bob marley day.
“The flowers have to have just a little tunes,” Lawrence said, bending down seriously to a commercial bluetooth presenter and switching within the amount.
Lawrence is babying the hemp plants, he’ll end up being the first to acknowledge. But he has got to.
The farmer in Tazewell County, southeast of Peoria, is regarded as about 475 Illinoisans that have gotten licenses to farm hemp considering that the state started accepting applications final thirty days.