Putting hemp in your rotation?
By Angela Lovell | January 29, 2020
Adding hemp to your crop rotation doesn’t involve as many regulatory hoops as it used to. With shorter varieties that make residue management easier and rapidly growing markets, especially for organic hemp, there seems to be a lot of potential value in this specialty crop.
Most hemp grown in Western Canada is used for human consumption, although there is renewed interest in hemp fibre, and if a planned decortication plant in Alberta goes ahead, it could provide future opportunities for the straw by-product.