Samples of What Lawmakers Accomplished Despite a warning that it was a Trojan Horse, lawmakers passed a bill to allow farmers to honor a practice first tried in Nebraska in 1887, growing hemp. More than 40 years ago I wrote about a Panhandle farmer who still had the government contracts for growing Hemp during WWII. It’s ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!