Hemp might look like something a little suspicious, but despite it’s outward appearance, it might just reinvigorate the farming economy of South Carolina.

City Roots Farm in Rosewood has partnered with Brackish Solutions to form Cannetics, a group that will lead the industry in hemp production, post-harvest production including CBD extraction, and eventually fiber processing.

“The average age of the farmer here in SC is 60 years old," said Cannetics founding partner Jason Eargle. “We thought hemp would be a good idea to help, not only with job creation, but also getting young people back to the farm. South Carolina is very poised to take advantage of this crop.”

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Madeline Cuddihy ~ WISTV.com