Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Farmers Being Contacted to Grow Hemp in 1942: Hemp For Victory
From the December 27, 2017, MidWeek "Looking Back."
1942, 75 Years Ago.
"Farmers of DeKalb County who are being contacted at the present time concerning the growing of hemp for the proposed processing mills to be established in Kirkland and Shabbona, might find income from their crop that will run about $100 per acre.
"At the same time the matter of income is not being stressed in urging farmers to contact for growing the crop and the general impression is given that the revenue will be about what can be expected from soy beans."