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Ryan Quarles

With robust growth, investment and infrastructure, Kentucky is well-positioned to lead the way through the hazy uncertainties of legalized hemp. Read more

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Drew Purcell

As Kentucky’s expanding industrial hemp research program enters its fourth planting season, laws are changing and challenges remain. Read more

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Nearly 13,000 acres of industrial hemp will be grown under Kentucky’s fourth year of pilot programs aimed at resurrecting the long-banned plant as a viable cash crop. Read more

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Kentucky’s emergent industrial hemp growers and processors can now apply to be part of the Commonwealth’s fourth year of research pilot programs run by the state Department of Agriculture. Read more

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Kentucky farms and breweries are teaming up on five limited-edition, Kentucky Proud-infused beers, developed through a partnership of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Kentucky Guild of Brewers. Read more

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Select Kentucky farmers will be growing more hemp in 2016 than at any time since the federal government effectively banned the crop in the 1930s, along with its hallucinogenic cousin, marijuana.This year, 144 farmers and 10 universities... Read more

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Illustration by Catherine NicholsWith Kentucky farmers set to begin planting under the state’s third year of hemp pilot research projects, a main industry association is hosting... Read more

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The future of Bluegrass Stockyards, a lynchpin livestock operation not just locally but for the entire Southern region, remains in doubt after the Jan. 30 three-alarm blaze that destroyed the 70-year-old facility on Lexington’s northwest... Read more

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Investigators with the Lexington Fire Department and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives work to determine the cause of a massive blaze that destroyed Bluegrass... Read more

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Investigators with the Lexington Fire Department and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives work to determine the cause of a massive blaze that destroyed Bluegrass... Read more

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