Hemp 101: Experts highlight plant’s many uses at Farm Progress Show


DECATUR — Hemp means different things to different people.

The National Hemp Association is using the Farm Progress Show to clear the air about this versatile crop.

Geoff Whaling, chairman of the association, said many people get confused when differentiating between marijuana and hemp.

“Hemp is cannabis but it is not marijuana,” Whaling said. “Marijuana has THC, whereas hemp does not.”

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