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The numbers on Connecticut's newest crop: CBD hemp - Phys.org

Credit: CC0 Public Domain CBD hemp, a new crop in Connecticut, could earn farmers between $5,000 and nearly $12,000 per acre, according to a report from UConn’s Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy and Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. The study is the first of its kind to measure costs and returns for …

Robert Miller: Finding a market for Connecticut-grown hemp - CT Insider

There are two buildings, still standing, in New Milford — one put up by J.S. Halbine, the other by Carl Schoverling — that for about 50 years were warehouses for the shade tobacco industry in the Housatonic Valley. “Farmers would grow tobacco, dry it, then bring it to market, where they’d sell it and get …