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USDA under secretary visits hemp farm, listens to challenges farmers face

USDA Under Secretary Greg Ibach has been visiting states that are growing hemp. He said Nebraska can easily catch up in the hemp industry. Subscribe to KETV on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1emyaD5 Get more Omaha news: http://www.ketv.com Like us: http://facebook.com/ketv7 Follow us: http://twitter.com/KETV Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ketv7/

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First look inside one of 10 farms licensed to grow hemp in the state

Nebraska Hop Yards went from selling hop to brewers to growing hemp for research. Inside its greenhouse are small hemp plants bought from Colorado just days ago. Subscribe to KETV on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1emyaD5 Get more Omaha news: http://www.ketv.com Like us: http://facebook.com/ketv7 Follow us: http://twitter.com/KETV Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ketv7/

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Hemp hopefuls call state’s 2019 research plan a ‘slap in the face’

If you believe the hemp hype, it could be the nation’s next cash crop. Some of the cheapest seeds are selling for $1 a piece. Subscribe to KETV on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1emyaD5 Get more Omaha news: http://www.ketv.com Like us: http://facebook.com/ketv7 Follow us: http://twitter.com/KETV Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ketv7/

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‘USDA has not published the regulations,’ says Gov. Ricketts, defending Nebraska hemp pilot program

‘We don’t have the regulations we can operate under legally right now,” says Ricketts (R-Neb.), pointing to the USDA for a framework before farmers can commercialize a hemp crop. Subscribe to KETV on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1emyaD5 Get more Omaha news: http://www.ketv.com Like us: http://facebook.com/ketv7 Follow us: http://twitter.com/KETV Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ketv7/

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Nebraska hemp processing plant may move business if lawmakers don’t legalize local growth

A company in Nebraska is considering taking its business elsewhere if the legislature doesn’t legalize hemp growth. Subscribe to KETV on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1emyaD5 Get more Omaha news: http://www.ketv.com Like us: http://facebook.com/ketv7 Follow us: http://twitter.com/KETV Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ketv7/

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