As the state of Texas joins the fray, the majority of the U.S. is now "legal" where low THC strains (.3%) can be grown as a farm crop. As farm operations adopt a "new" crop, we are going to witness the development of an entire supply chain literally from the ground up. Early adopters will blaze a trail for others to follow. At some point, this will reach critical mass.
A large number of people are interested in the CBD market from industrial cultivars. This is a different approach compared to typical broad acre planting and is designed produce a large amount of leaf & flower top material for processing into concentrated CBD resin. The logistics demand that rapid drying of large quantities of leaf and GMP handling practices are employed.