Brighton http://www.kunc.org en Industrial Hemp Could Take Root, If Legal Seeds Weren't So Scarce http://www.kunc.org/post/industrial-hemp-could-take-root-if-legal-seeds-werent-so-scarce The most recent farm bill is allowing a handful of farmers across the country to put hemp, the nonpsychoactive cousin of marijuana, in the ground.<p>The bill allows small-scale experimentation with the plant. But despite the new law, many farmers say they're getting mixed messages from the federal government.<p>Jim Denny is one of more than 100 growers given the nod by the Colorado Department of Agriculture to start planting hemp seeds. On his farm in Brighton, Colo., just outside Denver, Denny is prepping for planting season. Wed, 28 May 2014 11:16:00 +0000 Luke Runyon 57077 at http://www.kunc.org Industrial Hemp Could Take Root, If Legal Seeds Weren't So Scarce Vestas Reports 2013 Profit, Continues To Hire New Workers http://www.kunc.org/post/vestas-reports-2013-profit-continues-hire-new-workers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wrapping up 2013 with positive news, Danish wind turbine manufacturer </span>Vestas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has posted a $295 million fourth quarter profit. That’s the company’s first profit following a two year turnaround plan executed by company leaders.</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 22:09:16 +0000 Nathan Heffel 53857 at http://www.kunc.org Vestas Reports 2013 Profit, Continues To Hire New Workers Vestas Says Hundreds Will Be Hired At Brighton, Windsor Plants http://www.kunc.org/post/vestas-says-hundreds-will-be-hired-brighton-windsor-plants <p>Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems says it will begin hiring hundreds of new employees at three of its four Colorado factories.</p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:32:41 +0000 Nathan Heffel 51672 at http://www.kunc.org Vestas Says Hundreds Will Be Hired At Brighton, Windsor Plants