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    Industrial hemp: the benefits, concerns, and unknowns for North Carolina tobacco farmers

    SHORT M.M.(1); McGINNIS M.(2); VANN M.C.(1); SUCHOFF D.H.(1); EDMISTEN K.L.(1)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Division, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    North Carolina is the leader in flue-cured tobacco production in the United States; however, a growing reduction in demand has led growers to seek other sources of farm gate revenue. In 2014, the federal Farm Bill legalized state regulated growth of...