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Hemp bust: High hopes for farmers lead to struggles, few buyers

Hemp bust: High hopes for farmers lead to struggles, few buyers

The once-promising Arkansas hemp industry was booming just a few years ago but things quickly turned to bust. Most farmers have left the industry and many are still holding on to crops harvested years ago as they look for a buyer. After a boom-and-bust cycle, some say the future is still bright and it lies in industrial hemp.