Hemp: New Mexico industry growing like a weed

Jill Brown shucks hemp buds at her farm in Estancia. She expects the buds to sell for $20 per pound. ‘Nobody makes $20 a pound on tomatoes, corn, alfalfa or any of that. This is a big cash crop,’ Brown says. ‘You can take 10 acres and actually make something out of it for a summer.’ Michael Gerstein/The New Mexican

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