Mark Sizemore, a UK research technician, front, and Richard Mundell, a UK agronomist, rear, planted hemp seeds at U.K.'s Spindletop Research Farm off Iron Works Pike in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, May 14, 2015. This is the second year scientists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment have planted hemp as part of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's hemp research project. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Mark Sizemore, a UK research technician, front, and Richard Mundell, a UK agronomist, rear, planted hemp seeds at U.K.'s Spindletop Research Farm off Iron Works Pike in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, May 14, 2015. This is the second year scientists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment have planted hemp as part of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's hemp research project. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Mark Sizemore, a UK research technician, front, and Richard Mundell, a UK agronomist, rear, planted hemp seeds at U.K.'s Spindletop Research Farm off Iron Works Pike in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, May 14, 2015. This is the second year scientists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment have planted hemp as part of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's hemp research project. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

Sowing the seeds for UK's hemp research

May 14, 2015 11:18 PM