▶️ Local hemp farmers enduring 2nd-year slump, but experts expect an industry rebound


Last year it looked like a modern-day Gold Rush for Oregon farmers.

Thousands of acres of hemp went into the ground and shot up like a weed – a lucrative weed.

But in year two the bubble might already be bursting with what one processor says was a 90% drop in price for some raw hemp products.

Central Oregon Daily’s Allen Schauffler visited a local farm for a closer look at Oregon’s second season of hemp.



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