Moxee has the best dirt in the world. The hops grow like, well, hops.

But now they are going to put that dirt to even better use: Growing cannabis! Not that it hasn't already been used for that in the past, but now they have permission to have fields for legal cannabis growth.The hops grow rapidly in Moxee. The money those hops make from many different breweries is probably above my pay grade to even think about. It is only fitting that they now have a field for cannabis growth. Cannabis can be used as a recreational substance, but it's new-found role in medicine has everybody taking a second look at weed.

It is about time. Read more of the story in the Yakima Herald-Republic.