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The Great Kentucky Hemp Experiment

The Shell Farms & Greenhouses is an expansive 1,000-acre property in Garrard County, 37 miles south of Lexington, Kentucky. The five-generation family farm is operated by 31-year-old Giles Shell..

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Hemp Is New Tobacco: KY Bets on weeds cousin

It looks like pot. It smells like pot. But it’s hemp, marijuana’s legal cousin, and it’s taking over the Bluegrass state. Across the rolling hills of Kentucky, which just two decades ago was the most tobacco-dependent state.....


GenCanna Company Profile - The CBD Report

GenCanna Global is a business heavily focused on the agronomic, horticulture, and processing elements of the hemp industry. Research and development are significant initiatives for GenCanna, and the company leverages.....


Kentucky CBD: Back to the Future with Industrial Hemp

On May 5th 2015, James Comer, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA), held a press conference in a Lexington-based tobacco facility belonging to G.F. Vaughan, the last remaining tobacco processor in Kentucky.


Florida makes final preparations for growing and dispensing

Rod Hollingsworth Jr. came of age watching his father and grandfather grow orchids in this community of sprawling farms and historic homes along the Peace River. He learned to appreciate the shape of their petals, each shade of violet, magenta and white.


Hemp Profit Gets Real

Giles Shell was racing against rain when opportunity climbed the Kentucky hilltop where he and a 12-man crew were setting tobacco. Escorted by his father, Gary, a small cadre of agricultural entrepreneurs from California and Colorado had come to probe possibilities for...

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Can Industrial Hemp Save Kentucky’s Small Farms?

At the birth of any industry, uncertainty abounds. So does opportunity, say Kentuckians like Joe Schroeder of Freedom Seed and Feed, who is among those growing industrial hemp and advocating for others....


Hemp taking over Kentucky's tobacco resources

WINCHESTER — Tucked away off a narrow country road in Clark County, in the middle of a farm, 27 acres of hemp grew all summer. Now, the plants will be harvested and processed. Kentucky, hailed as a leader by industrial hemp...