Partners have ambitious plans in Pennsylvania

Ben Hall, Jr., Vice President at JustBen Agriculture, McClure, Pennsylvania, USABen Hall, Jr., Vice President at JustBen Agriculture, McClure, Pennsylvania, USA

When Justin Frederico and Ben Hall, Jr. encountered each other as fifth graders back in 1976, they bonded immediately. “He liked fishing, which I also liked, so we hit it off,” said Dr. Frederico.

The two met at Green Ridge Elementary, a rural school near Mechanicsburg, in south central Pennsylvania (USA), which Dr. Frederico remembers as “a nice agricultural area, a great area to grow up in.”

Forty years later the longtime friends have strengthened their bonds through hemp, under JustBen Agriculture, a research and development company with ambitious plans in Pennsylvania’s state-managed hemp program that’s getting off the ground
this year.

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