hempLEXINGTON, Ky. (8/10/17) — The University of Kentucky industrial hemp agronomic science group will present its annual field day Sept. 9 in conjunction with the 2017 Hemp Industries Association’s Hemp Conference Sept. 8-11 at the Lexington Convention Center.

The field day is from 9 until 11 a.m. CST at UK’s Spindletop Research Farm and is open to the public. Preregistration is not required for the field day.

Various researchers and specialists from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will discuss their research projects including work on hemp agronomy, microbiology and diseases. The stops will have information related to hemp production for grain, fiber and cannabinoids.

Upon arrival, field day participants will receive abstracts of each of the 12 research projects and a map to each plot. All plots are accessible by walking. Participants can choose which plots to visit within the time allotted.

The UK Hemp Field Day concludes at noon.

Registered hemp conference participants will have lunch, sponsored by the Hemp Industries Association, as well as additional Central Kentucky hemp-related tour stops at the conclusion of the field day.

Those interested in attending the conference can register and receive more information at https://www.thehia.org/event-2535421. The conference is a partnership between UK, the Hemp Industries Association, the American Society of Agronomy and the Crop Science Society of America.
UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history.

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