Industrial Hemp Farming
Chris Boucher, Hempstead Company was the first person in over 50 years to plant industrial hemp legally in the USA in 1994. Imperial Valley hemp field, Brawley California. Hemp can grow up to 18-20 feet in this area. Mr Boucher had permits and contract from the USDA research center to conduct this experiment during 1994, March until July. Considered a historical hemp research project. Mr. Boucher was one of the original founders and concept of the HIA, Hemp Industries Of America. He also founded Hempstead in 1991. Currently Chris continues to develop Industrial Hemp Projects for hemp fabric, hemp clothing, hemp seed, hemp protein powder. New hemp products include hempcrete and hemp board.
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