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"Go Vote, Omaha!": Hemp Farming in Nebraska with David Bracht

News | December 2, 2019


David Bracht, Kutak Rock of counsel in the Omaha office, was recently interviewed about hemp farming in Nebraska by the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha on their “Go Vote, Omaha!” cable television public policy show. The interview aired on November 28 at 7:30 p.m. on Public Access Television.

The discussion with Mr. Bracht focused on the differences between hemp and marijuana, what has happened with hemp farming in Nebraska; changes in the law; what stringent oversight by the State means for hemp farming and farmers in Nebraska; and the effect of the USDA rules on hemp farming issued in late October.

The full interview is available here, along with a corresponding podcast.

Watch Go Vote Omaha! at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday nights on Cox channel 22 or CenturyLink channel 89 or anytime on YouTube. The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Mr. Bracht is a member of the firm’s corporate practice group and focuses his practice on agriculture and renewable energy-related issues.