Humans have been illegally breeding hemp for years. Farmers have kept their operations calm and developed their own techniques, all of which are a bit different, said Christian Cypher, senior vice president at Pyxus International, who oversees the farm's cannabis work.
Most hemp growers grow the plant like a tomato, a process that is expensive and intense," said David Williams, an agronomist from the University of Kentucky who studies hemp. This model is suitable for marijuana, because the flower should look beautiful and smell. For hemp, which is used to extract CBD, this system is unbelievably expensive and unnecessary because it only takes care of the content of the flower, Williams said.
far more efficient than what we have today, "he said.