This yr marks the primary time hemp may be grown in Indiana as a industrial crop. The sphere day goals to assist growers navigate industrywide challenges together with economics, rules and productions.
Marguerite Bolt, Purdue Extension’s hemp manufacturing specialist; Don Robison, Indiana state chemist seed administrator; Janna Beckerman, Extension plant pathologist; and Kevin Gibson, Purdue weed scientist; will lead classes for present and potential hemp growers, educators and anybody excited about studying extra about hemp manufacturing and analysis.
The in-person discipline day will convene at Meigs Purdue Ag Heart, 9101 S. 100 E., Lafayette, Indiana. The half-day program will repeat with the primary session beginning at 8:15 a.m. ET and the second at 1 p.m. There’s a $31 charge for attendees.
Session subjects are:
- Licensing and Rules.
- Hemp Grain and Fiber Manufacturing.
- Hemp Crop Rotation Fashions.
- Weed Administration.
- Hemp Seed Therapies and Pathogens.
- Economics and Sustainability of Hemp.
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