From Frankfort

Industrial Hemp thriving in Kentucky

06/28/2018 01:58 PM

FRANKFORT- The Industrial Hemp Industry in Kentucky is growing at a steady pace, but could thrive if the US Senate version of the Farm Bill is passed. Members from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, hemp processors and farmers testified in front of Budget Review Subcommittee on General Government, Finance, Personnel, and Public Retirement Thursday morning. Since a pilot program legalizing industrial hemp production in 2014, the program has grown to create millions in profits for Kentucky farmers. The most recent... Read more 

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