Category Archives : Hemp


Kentucky: Decision Nears on Industrial Hemp Legislation

As legislators meet to decide the fate of industrial hemp in Kentucky several questions are left unanswered in the agriculture community. Hemp has not been a legal crop in Kentucky since 1860, and Kentucky farmers could soon find out if they will be able to grow industrial hemp in the future. Source: http://www.wbko.com/news/headlines/Decision-Nears-on-Industrial-Hemp-Legislation–200139321.html


As more states legalize marijuana, supporters see big future for hemp

As more states legalize marijuana, supporters see a burgeoning business for hemp and big profits for U.S. farmers if they are allowed to grow the crop. Farmers in the U.S. are effectively banned from growing the crop under a federal law that requires a special permit from the DEA and lots of security. Source: http://www.king5.com/news/local/199961461.html