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hemp crop

  • A hemp crop can be grown without the use of herbicides or insecticides.
  • Hemp produces up to four tonnes of material per acre per year.
  • It is especially suited to organic sustainable agriculture.

hemp stem

  • Hemp is categorised as a bast fibre crop.
  • It has a stem consisting of an outer skin containing long strong fibres surrounding a hollow wood core.This woody core is of a very open sponge like structure.
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hemp hurds/chips

  • After processing the stems, two materials are produced; hurds and fibres.
  • Both hurds and fibres have properties that make them useful in building construction.

hemp fibres