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Kentucky Hempsters Year-in-Review

Updated: Jan 16, 2019

Check out highlights from the 2016 season. We are so grateful for our educational partners who have been eager to collaborate with us, and for our sponsors who made all of our initiatives possible this year.

Most of all, thank you to all of you who continue to support us and the re-emerging industrial hemp industry here in Kentucky, and across the U.S. Let's make 2017 the best year for hemp, yet!

Press features:

October 3, 2016 - Farmington harvests hemp crop in more than 150 years (WHAS11)

August 30, 2016 - Hemp plot harvested at historic estate in Lexington (WDRB)

August 30, 2016 - History-making hemp harvest at Henry Clay Estate (WKYT)

June 9, 2016 - Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate Holding Hemp Symposium (WUKY)

June 7, 2016 - Symposium at Henry Clay Estate celebrates history, promotes

benefits of industrial hemp (

June 6, 2016 - Henry Clay Hemp Symposium is Saturday at Ashland, The Henry

Clay Estate (Lexington Herald-Leader/

May 31, 2016 - Hemp dinner served at Ashland; Life Brewpub opens; Donut Day Celebration (Lexington Herald-Leader/

May 3, 2016 - Hemp plants return to Henry Clay's Ashland estate (Lexington


May 3, 2016 - Hemp planted at Henry Clay Estate for first time since 19th century

(The Lane Report)

May 2, 2016 - Hemp seeds planted for education and research at Louisville plantation (WDRB)

April 27, 2016 - Hemp returns to the Farmington Historic Plantation; celebration is planned for Saturday (

February 21, 2016 - Tom Martin Q&A: Business spreads the word about hemp's economic potential (Lexington Herald-Leader/

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