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The Council on Forest Engineering, will be holding its 38th annual meeting in the Hilton Hotel Downtown in Lexington July 19-22. It is the first time the University of Kentucky Department of Forestry has hosted the meeting, the theme of which is “Engineering Solutions for Nonindustrial Private Forest Operations.”

The council, an international organization of forest professionals seeks and promotes the best methods of forest operations and management through fostering forest engineering in industry, government and universities.

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Agronomists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment began planting their 2015 hemp research plots May 14 on the university’s Spindletop Research Farm.

This is the second year for UK to conduct industrial hemp research. 2014 was the first year that hemp was legally grown in the state in decades. UK conducted the 2014 pilot project under the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s guidance.

The commonwealth’s best were celebrated in the Capitol Rotunda with an awards ceremony recognizing outstanding small businesses and small-business people.

Nominations are now being accepted for Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program Class XI, a two-year program for ag producers and agribusiness people.

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