Jackson County on a hemp high

Jackson County has the second-most acres registered for hemp production of the 36 counties in the state, according to the Oregon Department of Agriculture.

At 462 acres, Jackson is behind only Polk County, to the west of Salem, with 639 acres. In third place is Clackamas County with 370 acres of hemp.

Josephine County, well known for its marijuana production, is the eighth-largest hemp producer with 120 acres.

The agriculture department has registered 3,476 acres throughout the state, though not all of it is under cultivation.

Source: Jackson County on a hemp high