Planetary Re-Education: HEMP SAVES WORLD

Matthew Weinert M.Weinert at tpp.uq.edu.au
Tue Jan 30 17:29:09 EST 1996


In article <4elgik$pij at whidbey.whidbey.com>, alland at whidbey.com says...
>
>I have a sincere question for hemp-for-paper-pulp advocates:
>
>Why would we want to convert forests, which have many wonderful attributes
>besides producing wood for pulp, to hemp plantations, which seem rather 
monotonous
>to me?
>
>Allan Derickson 
>Derickson Forestry Services 
>Freeland, Washington, U.S.A.  alland at whidbey.com
>
The idea is nto to convert existing forests to hemp plantations, but to use 
existing agricultural land for the production of hemp. This saves the forests 
and gives farmers an alternative cropping system

Matt




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