Arkansas hemp farming on the decline

Arkansas hemp farming on the decline



The Arkansas hemp scene is on the decline, according to statistics released by the state Department of Agriculture

Hemp production fell by 75% last year to its lowest point since the state hemp program started in 2019. The number of hemp pounds harvested rose to its highest level of nearly 225,000 pounds in 2020 but fell to just 55,492 last year, according to data from the department.