Todd Willian http://wkyufm.org en In Debate Over Hemp, a Question about State vs. Federal Drug Laws http://wkyufm.org/post/debate-over-hemp-question-about-state-vs-federal-drug-laws <p>Recent calls by high-ranking Kentucky officeholders to legalize industrial hemp have put the spotlight on the crop and what it might mean for Bluegrass State farmers. Both U.S. Senator Rand Paul and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer say they want to see federal and state law changed to allow farmers to grow hemp legally. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Kevin Willis 18819 at http://wkyufm.org In Debate Over Hemp, a Question about State vs. Federal Drug Laws Rain Comes Too Late for Many Crops, but Could Help Next Year's Harvest http://wkyufm.org/post/rain-comes-too-late-many-crops-could-help-next-years-harvest <p>While the recent rain in our listening area is certainly a welcome sight for farmers, it comes too late to save the crops that have already been devastated by the drought. Still, WKU agriculture professor Todd Willian says the rainfall could help crops that are harvested later in the year, like soybeans. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 18:44:11 +0000 Kevin Willis 18729 at http://wkyufm.org Rain Comes Too Late for Many Crops, but Could Help Next Year's Harvest