Carbon benefits in growing hemp

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Growing hemp could help Canterbury farms become carbon-neutral, says Brad Lake, a co-founder of South Island hemp producer, The Brothers Green. Research indicated dairy farmers who converted 10% of their farm into hemp could reduce carbon emissions by at least 50%, he said. “So, if you converted 20% of your farm, you could effectively become carbon-neutral and what does that do for our brand and getting the public on board? .en.

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