Isabel Hicks from the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported on the Flikkema family’s hemp field in the Bozeman area. Hicks’ story explained what some Bozeman residents have noticed as a field of marijuana off of Frontage Road. Hicks reports that the plant is actually hemp, a THC-less crop that will be used for products like hemp oil, bedding and bioplastics.
The hemp industry was legalized in 2014 and has since grown as a way for farmers to diversify income from crops. Read more about the story here.