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Farmer Finds 150 Marijuana Plants in His Corn Field

An individual, full-grown plant can produce up to $600 of marijuana.

(Patch file photo)
(Patch file photo)
A Pennsylvania farmer spraying his corn crop last week found a lot more than golden kernels.

A farmer in Penn Township, Butler County, discovered that someone had dug up a number of his corn stalks and planted marijuana instead, NBC reported. The illegal plants were hidden by the height of the corn stalks.

The plants were all close to 18 inches high, NBC said; an individual, full-grown plant can produce up to $600 of marijuana.

Authorities plan to destroy the plants; the farmer will not be charged.
will June 08, 2014 at 01:01 PM
he should of just smoked them
Ego_Death June 09, 2014 at 08:33 AM
a single plant can yeild a lot more than $600...
Rich Cranium June 09, 2014 at 09:00 AM
He "found" the plants.
Ralph Meyer June 09, 2014 at 03:43 PM
I read somewhere the whole anti-marijuana movement was fomented by a chemical company that had come up with a formula for chemically manufactured rope, which company then pushed for the law against growing hemp(as marijuana) in order to destroy the long-time traditional manufacture of hemp rope by denying the manufacturers the raw material needed thus insuring the chemically based rope's profitability by destroying its major competitor.
Jon29 June 12, 2014 at 01:40 PM
Oh man,...I bet some high school kids are super pissed at that farmer!

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