Hemp: An Agricultural Commodity
Hemp is a variety of the Cannabis plant species. Once illegal to grow in the United States; The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 legalized hemp and made it an agricultural commodity.
Hemp is a flexible commodity that branches out into many industries. The entire plant is utilized for many products. Hemp seed is used to make products such as: methanol and heating oil, salad oil, pharmaceuticals, soaps, paint, and ink. Products derived from hemp fiber include: insulation, particleboard, concrete (hempcrete), rope, twine, yarn, newsprint, cardboard, paper, horse stable bedding, and compost.
Hemp Processing Equipment
McKenna Engineering has the hemp processing equipment to build out a full hemp processing line. Our hemp processing line can help you accomplish hemp seed processing needs from de-awning to hulling and seed separation and treating. Demand within the hemp industry is booming and clippers/de-awners, air screen cleaners, sizers and gravity separators are perfect for hemp processing and conditioning needs.