BY AARON PARSEGHIAN
The crops, which look a lot like small Christmas trees, are hand-bucked, thrown into a truck and hung out to dry.
“Everything about this industry so far is very labor intensive, all hand work, there are not really proven mechanized implements for this style of farming currently,” Farm Manager Ben Guerrin said.
“It’s exciting. It’s not without its pitfalls its challenges and its disappointments but problem-solving is one thing your daily farmer deals with on a regular basis, so for us, it’s just an exciting new adventure to add on to what we are currently doing,” CFO David Conner said.
“People are shortsighted if they feel the only thing we can add is to grow hemp for CBD oil, its actually everything else beyond there that’s going to make it sustainable for the Michigan farmer, and that’s the piece in the process that we want to bring to the table,” Conner added.