PRENTISS, Miss. (WLBT) – An industrial hemp processing plant is ready to open in Jefferson Davis County.
The Prentiss board of aldermen permitted the leasehold settlement for the 78,500 sq. foot constructing with Leaf River Extraction.
Leaf River Extraction can be the primary hemp processing plant in Mississippi and the biggest within the south, in line with Jefferson Davis County Financial Improvement.
The corporate will develop and produce hemp/CBD merchandise and can rent 12 full-time jobs upon opening with 20 extra deliberate for the longer term.
“We ae enthusiastic about coming into into this settlement with Leaf River Extraction,” stated Prentiss Mayor Charley Dumas. “Hemp manufacturing is a cutting-edge agri-business business and the City of Prentiss is grateful for them deciding on our facility for his or her use. We’re trying ahead to an extended and productive future with them.”
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