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Could an Industrial Hemp Industry help the Channel Island’s Horticultural Heritage and Economy?

The Islands History: Let’s begin in the late 19th century, when Jersey’s staple crop was hemp, supplying the ship yards with materials to make sails and ropes. The 1839 publication “Primatae Flora Sarnicae, an outline of the flora of the Channel Islands” indicates that Hemp was grown between St.Helier and St Aubin at the time. During this period joiners and

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