The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has approved 209 applications from growers who plan to cultivate up to 12,800 acres of industrial hemp for research purposes in 2017, nearly triple the number of acres that were approved for the previous year. Additionally, more than 525,000 square feet of greenhouse space is approved for indoor growing. – KDA Press Release, Jan. 5, 2017

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