CBD growers seeing first year’s harvest

  • CHICO – Nearly a year since the Farm Bill allowed for more freedom in growing hemp, Butte County growers cultivating hemp plants for CBD are already seeing harvests for this year.
  • There are now about 24 growers licensed to grow CBD plants in Butte County, according to the county’s agricultural commissioner Louie B. Mendoza.
  • These growers have responded to a growing market for CBD, particularly after the 2018 Farm Bill (Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, Pub.

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