K-State researches the possibility of feeding industrial hemp to cattle

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Right now many farmers are growing hemp to be harvested for CBD oils. Hans Coetze, a K-State researcher, said they are trying to find more uses for the plant, like making it into a tasty treat for livestock. Right now they are just testing this on cows, but soon could see how this affects all livestock. The study will continue into 2021 and is one of the first to be done. They received a $200 thousand grant from the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative.

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To be honest we only report this so we can have a photo of a happy cows munching away………

 

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – Researchers at K-State said now that Kansas farmers are allowed to grow hemp, it does have some slight benefits to the cattle if they eat it, like more protein.

They received a $200 thousand grant from the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative.

Hans Coetze, a K-State researcher, said they are trying to find more uses for the plant, like making it into a tasty treat for livestock. Right now many farmers are growing hemp to be harvested for CBD oils. It has to stay at .3% THC or lower to be grown in Kansas.

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