Register Now for Extension’s Industrial Hemp Workshop

Posted On February 12, 2018— Written By
Industrial hemp

Industrial hemp. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Interested in learning more about the production of industrial hemp, North Carolina’s newest crop?

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer an Industrial Hemp Workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Monday March 19 at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro. North Carolina State University Hemp Specialists will be joined by a panel of hemp growers, processors, and other stakeholders for an informative evening.

The workshop will kick off with a locally sourced dinner catered by Angelina’s Kitchen.

Agenda:

Current Regulations for Industrial Hemp Production in North Carolina

Frequently Asked Questions about Hemp: Program Requirements, Application Process, End Markets, Resources, etc.

Emily Febles, Industrial Hemp Program Manager, North Carolina State University

Industrial Hemp Agronomy

Summary of 2017 Production Year: What Researchers Learned

Angela Post, Small Grains Extension Specialist, North Carolina State University

Timeline of 2017 Production Year

Calvin Whitfield, Source Hemp North Carolina

Panel of Industrial Hemp Stakeholders for Q & A Session

Volker Bornemann, Avazyme, Inc.

Marty Clemons, North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association

Scott Propheter, Criticality, LLC

Chase Werner, Triangle Hemp

Sager West, DSW Farms, LLC

Calvin Whitfield, Source Hemp North Carolina


Advance registration is required for this workshop.
 The cost of the workshop is $15 and includes a locally sourced dinner catered by Angelina’s Kitchen. Call 919-542-8244 or email Debbie Roos if you have any questions. The deadline to register is March 14.

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL with over 240 attendees and we are no longer taking registrations.


Click here to learn more about industrial hemp production in North Carolina
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Photo of Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production (919) 542-8244 debbie_roos@ncsu.eduChatham County, North Carolina
Updated on Mar 16, 2018
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