While hemp production is rapidly expanding in Kentucky, the number of farmers sowing the crop is being cut in half in neighboring Tennessee.
In Kentucky, according to the Commonwealth Journal, the state has authorized 4,500 acres be cultivated with industrial hemp in 2016, up from roughly 900 acres that were planted last year.
Kentucky began with a hemp pilot program in 2013 that included just 33 acres for cultivation, and the crop has proven quite successful for farmers who have sown it.
But in Tennessee, the 50 farmers that grew hemp last year saw such a
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