Kentucky hemp program taking cultivation applications

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Want to grow hemp? Kentucky might be a solid bet – especially because it’s among the nation’s largest hemp crops, one that is expanding.

The state’s Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from anyone interested in participating in the 2017 hemp-growing pilot program, which will likely result in thousands of acres being planted, if 2016 is any gauge.

This past year, the state authorized up to 4,500 acres of industrial hemp to be grown, but only about 2,350 were actually planted, WTVQ reported. Although that number may sound small, the program began with just 33 acres in

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