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New Industrial Hemp Business Starting in Rural Russell County

HempRussell County Economic Development and CVB is pleased to welcome KB Extractions to the Russell County business family.

Nick Buehler and Talisa Ptacek are partnering to develop KB Extractions in rural Russell County. The facility will focus on industrial hemp growth for oil. KB Extractions is currently under development of their facility. However, they will be applying for licensing through the Kansas Department of Agriculture for the year 2020 growing period. New job creation and product development are anticipated through this new business.

With the recent news of Mechanized Concepts choosing Russell County for their manufacturing location we are excited to add another industrial hemp business to the team through diversity of products within the industrial hemp industry. For additional information on KB Extractions, contact Nick Buehler at 785-324-2222 or Talisa Ptacek at 785-650-1135.

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