EL CENTRO — Recognizing that hemp could be a moneymaker for the county in the future, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a $25,000 Agricultural Benefit Program grant to the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corp. for the Imperial County Hemp Summit and Expo event scheduled for Sept. 27-28.

The $25,000 will be returned from the proceeds of the expo, said Imperial County Agriculture Commissioner Carlos Ortiz.

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