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11,500 acres of hemp grows on farms across North Carolina

11,500 acres of hemp grows on farms across North Carolina
Posted at 12:38 PM, Nov 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-20 12:38:28-05

STOKES COUNTY, N.C. – It’s become the most talked-about crop in North Carolina, says WGHP.

With thousands of farmers giving hemp a try, we wanted to find out more about it.

Over the past few months, we have been following a Stokes County farmer as he planted, tended, then harvested his hemp crop.

Brad Jones has a closer look at the process that’s Made in North Carolina.

By the way, this year’s hemp crop covered around 11,500 acres statewide.