University of Kentucky hosts Hemp Research Field Day

Updated: Jan 19, 2019


On Thursday, August 13th, 2015, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment hosted an industrial hemp research field day at the Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. Researchers highlighted this years studies with guided tours, in-depth discussions and Q&A sessions for participants. ​

University of Kentucky Industrial Hemp Research Graduate Student, Leah Black, discussing hemp research.

Over 200 people came to show their support and to learn more about those who are working hard to re-establish this crop in Kentucky. This event also gave participants the opportunity to see a myraid of hemp varieties and how they differ from one another. The UK staff offered a Q&A Session at the end of every tour, which helped clear up any misconceptions, confusions and curiosities.


Attendees of the UK hemp research field day listen to Paul Woosley, an associate agronomy professor at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

Check out more pictures from the event below.




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