Hemp industry to grow in the South West

Michael PhilippsSouth Western Times
The South West has been identified as a growth area for the hemp industry.
Camera IconThe South West has been identified as a growth area for the hemp industry. Credit: Laurie Benson

According to a Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development survey the South West is expected to be a key growth area for the hemp industry.

Department senior policy officer Andrew Reeves said the survey had helped build a stronger picture of the existing industry and future growth potential.

“The primary area of growth indicated is based in the South West,” he said.

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