UK’s hemp research field day draws crowd

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University of Kentucky college of Agriculture held a field day to showcase their hemp projects. Video by Pablo Alcala | Staff

“Our work has expanded greatly this year to include all three harvestable components of hemp,” Williams said in a news release. “We are hoping to optimize grower profitability through these small plot studies.”

The fiber projects will compare three varieties of hemp to flax and kenaf, with a variety of harvest methods.

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