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  1. Ron Strider

    NY: Ellisburg Hemp Farmer's First Harvest

    At the end of June, Marc Privitera planted nearly an acre of hemp seeds at his farm in Ellisburg. 100 days later, the result is a healthy harvest. "This is a great example of you get good vegetative when you plant early in the season," Privitera said. With an old John Deere combine...
  2. Ron Strider

    Fertile Soil: California Businessman Using Hemp To Boost NNY Economy

    While he didn't achieve the crop yield he hoped for this season, Marc P. Privitera has made good use of his time studying the results of the hemp he planted. A chemical engineer who specializes in hemp growth, Mr. Privitera owns a business development firm called PreProcess Inc. in...