Industrial Hemp (iHemp) is an emerging crop in Montana and is growing in popularity through a pilot program sponsored by the Montana Department of Agriculture. There is a lot of questions and misinformation about the crop across the countryside. To learn more about the history, in’s and outs, and hoops growers have to jump through to plant iHemp I headed to the Johnson Ranch north of Conrad, MT.
Colby Johnson and his family have been growing iHemp through the pilot programs for two seasons now, and they are excited about the possibilities the new crop will bring to their farm.
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