Lima beans, walnuts, sugar beets, citrus, bell peppers and strawberries. The list goes on of the different crops that have been planted and reaped over the past century and a half on fertile farmland throughout Ventura County.
An industrial hemp field on Pleasant Valley Road between Oxnard and Camarillo. Hemp is a term used to classify varieties of cannabis that contain 0.3% or less THC content. The industry is booming due to decriminalization efforts and the rising popularity of cannabidiol, or CBD, which has shown promise in treating a variety of ailments. BECCA WHITNALL/Acorn Newspapers