1. Day 1of 31 Hemp Products: Mulch

    HEMP PRODUCT: Mulch SUB MARKETS: Landscaping, Gardening, Bedding We’re kicking of our 31 Days of Hemp campaign with a Spring-themed substitute, hemp mulch. A superior garden and animal bedding product, hemp mulch is 50% more absorbent then wood chips or shavings and helps to retain soil moisture. It is naturally ventilating and breathable yet...
  2. Hemp Markets and Possibilities

    With an estimated 25,000 product possibilities, the time for Kentucky to ramp up and prepare for commercialization of industrial hemp has arrived. SB 50 took effect in the summer of 2013 and the KYHIA — a 501(c)(6) trade association — is here to encourage research, development, and awareness of products derived from industrial hemp. You can read more...
  3. KYHIA Announces Spring Interns

    We are happy to announce our 2015 Spring Interns! After receiving and reviewing a number of applications, we have selected those who we feel to be the strongest, hemp-passionate students across the state of Kentucky. These six individuals come from different universities across the state and each offer a unique...
  4. Hemp For Fiber: Decortication Demonstration

    The KYHIA is excited to present a hemp decortication demonstration with The Berry Farming and Ecological Agrarianism Program at St. Catharine College next Friday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. EST. This kicks off what we hope will be a year packed full of events leading all the way up to the annual...
  5. Pilot Program applications being processed

    All applications for the 2015 Kentucky Hemp Pilot Program were to be submitted no later than January 1st. The applications are currently being processed by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and selections will be finalized by the end of the month. Those who have been approved for pilot projects will be notified...
  6. Apply for our 2015 KYHIA Spring Internship Program!

    The KYHIA is excited to announce we are now taking applications for our 2015 Internship Program! Applicants must be knowledgable of the current hemp movement and enthusiastic about becoming a part of it. Our internship program is built to equip our interns with the tools and skills necessary to excel in...
  7. Now Accepting 2015 Hemp Program Applications

    The Kentucky State Department of Agriculture has posted the 2015 Industrial Hemp Program Application for the 2015 growing season. If you are interested in growing industrial hemp for the state of Kentucky, applications are available on the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s website at www.kyagr.com/hemp or click here. All those interested must have applications...