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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

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Be a forest bud, clean off that mud

Cameron Luker October 29, 2019

Ask any rock climber what the worst part of a climbing trip is, and invariably they will say “the approach”— the hike from your car to the base of the cliff you plan to climb.The excitement of getting...

Bill Polyniak, left, and Dave Hendrick, right, look at the hemp plant at the University of Kentucky hemp harvest at Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington, Ky., on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Polyniak and Hendrick work in CBD research. File Photo

Hemp is the smart choice economically and environmentally for Ky. farmers

Shawn Clancy September 18, 2019

There is a hemp renaissance going on right under our noses. Interest in the plant has never exactly gone away, but its legitimacy has been mounting alongside support from a wide variety of industries....

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Coal is outdated: Let’s protect our air quality

Miranda Campbell October 18, 2018

Many students who attend UK are unaware about the school’s energy usage and the source of its power, but it’s something we should all pay attention to.  According to UK’s website, “the primary...

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The bees are disappearing?

Brianna Stanley September 28, 2018

Several years ago, footballer Eli Manning boosted awareness of bee disappearances with his iconic tweet: “When your brother wins the super bowl but then you remember that bees are dying globally at an...

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