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Cotton Hit Hard as Harvey Ag Losses Top $200M

Cotton farmers poised to harvest a bumper crop were the hardest hit when Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas, with cattle industry losses following closely behind.

 

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Industrial hemp seed can be obtained from within the United States and planted in North Carolina, allowing the state’s pilot program for producing industrial hemp to get underway. Read more

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