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What are those weeds growing in the Decorah North Nest?

Decorah North Hemp

By Sherri Elliott These eagle farmers never stop throwing out surprises to keep us guessing and/or entertained! In July 2017, we watched a cornstalk grow in the nest and at camera maintenance time, we harvested the stalk and one ear of corn. But this year, wild hemp is growing in the rail window boxes! While Iowa is known for its corn, Iowa farmers grew nearly 48,000 acres of industrial hemp fiber cultivars as part of the war effort back in