It’s been a reasonably profitable yr to this point for industrial hemp growers in South Dakota of their first yr of having the ability to seed the crop. The primary ever hemp farm inside a metropolis limits went in in Fort Pierre and is getting used principally for analysis. South Dakota Industrial Hemp Government Director Katie Sieverding says a lot of the acres have been put in East River with most of it going for grain and fiber.
She says State Senator Josh Klumb of Mt Vernon planted some this yr they usually’re anticipating to see extra hemp acres moving into subsequent yr.
Sieverding says lower than one % of the economic hemp goes for CBD oil with most of it going for grain and fiber and getting despatched to Montana or Kansas for processing.
She says a variety of the fiber that’s course of in Kansas is shipped to the East Coast for merchandise like chopping boards or kitchen utensils and objects like that. Sieverding says their latest discipline day in Willow Lake drew 50 individuals with some from the South Bend Kansas processing plant attending.