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Farm Progress America, July 31, 2019Farm Progress America, July 31, 2019

Max Armstrong looks at some proposed regulations to manage the newest crop: hemp

July 31, 2019

Max Armstrong shares that Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., wanted to get information about hemp and he got plenty. Erica Stark, National Hemp Association, is pushing a ban on foreign imports of biomass from outside of North America. There is a concern about what pests or diseases the could be a problem with this new crop. Max looks at other issues that Stark raised.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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