Two hundred years ago, Kentucky-grown hemp was in high demand all over the United States. And if bills filed in the House and Senate that will allow farmers to grow hemp pass through the Kentucky General Assembly, Kentucky could once again lead the nation in industrial hemp production.
While the bill would require federal approval before any hemp seeds could be sown, State Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, says Kentucky residents want to be ready to grow if given the green light by the federal government.
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