Now that it’s legal will farmers find it profitable?
Craig Tuttle has often heard hemp production referred to as the “wild west” as producers are learning their way around the still evolving marketplace.
Having harvested his first crop, the Scott County producer feels that’s a pretty accurate description of the industry in terms of marketing, processing and, perhaps most of all, who one can trust.
“It’s a very new business. There’s a lot to learn,” says Tuttle, who earlier this fall harvested 2-1/2 acres of hemp west of Scott City.
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