Company eyes Dove Creek for hemp plant

Company eyes Dove Creek for hemp plant

Purchase would provide jobs, boost economy
Abdel Berrada discusses the hemp test plot at the Southwest Colorado Research Station in August.
A hemp field in Canada comes into maturity. Hemp is used for industrial products and does well in arid climates like the Southwest.
A sunflower processing plant went bankrupt in Dove Creek in 2010.
JERRY McBRIDE/Herald file

Piles of sunflower seeds sit covered in front of the San Juan Bioenergy plant near Dove Creek in this 2010 photo. Piles of hemp could replace the seeds if a company moves forward with plant to purchase the plant to process hemp oil.

Company eyes Dove Creek for hemp plant

Abdel Berrada discusses the hemp test plot at the Southwest Colorado Research Station in August.
A hemp field in Canada comes into maturity. Hemp is used for industrial products and does well in arid climates like the Southwest.
A sunflower processing plant went bankrupt in Dove Creek in 2010.
JERRY McBRIDE/Herald file

Piles of sunflower seeds sit covered in front of the San Juan Bioenergy plant near Dove Creek in this 2010 photo. Piles of hemp could replace the seeds if a company moves forward with plant to purchase the plant to process hemp oil.
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