WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Extension and the Midwest Hemp Council will host the annual Grain and Fiber Hemp Discipline Day on Wednesday (July 7).
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.
Register by midday Monday (July 5). Contact Lexie Wilson at email@example.com with extra questions.
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