LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Crews at Farmington harvested the property’s first hemp crop in more than 150 years.
During its peak, Farmington was a 550-acre hemp plantation owned by the Speed Family.
This year, the crop returned to the site on Bardstown Road through Kentucky’s hemp pilot program. The small plot was planted in May in an effort to educate guests about industrial hemp and the crop’s history in Kentucky.
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