Hemp studies yield improved crop in Yellow Jacket

Hemp studies yield improved crop in Yellow Jacket

Trials demonstrate real potential, researchers say
Abdel Berrada, manager of the Southwest Colorado Research Station, says the station’s industrial hemp crop has improved during the second year of testing. “We learned this year to plant earlier,” he says.
A bee gathers pollen from a hemp plant at the Colorado State University Southwest Colorado Research Station in Yellow Jacket. Honeybees are attracted to hemp but don’t seem to cause any harm. Beneficial bugs that prey on other insects, such as banded thrips and lady beetles, have been found in hemp fields in Fruita.

Hemp studies yield improved crop in Yellow Jacket

Abdel Berrada, manager of the Southwest Colorado Research Station, says the station’s industrial hemp crop has improved during the second year of testing. “We learned this year to plant earlier,” he says.
A bee gathers pollen from a hemp plant at the Colorado State University Southwest Colorado Research Station in Yellow Jacket. Honeybees are attracted to hemp but don’t seem to cause any harm. Beneficial bugs that prey on other insects, such as banded thrips and lady beetles, have been found in hemp fields in Fruita.
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