Register Now for N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Industrial Hemp Workshop

Posted On January 23, 2019— Written By
2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

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

The  North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center will offer an Industrial Hemp Workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series from 4–9 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro.

North Carolina State University Hemp Specialists and Researchers will be joined by hemp growers and other stakeholders for an evening of education, networking, and fellowship.

The workshop will include exhibitors and a locally sourced dinner catered by Angelina’s Kitchen.

Agenda:

Become a Stakeholder in the Industrial Hemp Industry
Blake Butler, North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association

Rules and Regulations for the Industrial Hemp Program + Farm Bill Update
Phil Wilson, Director, Plant Industry Division, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

What I’ve Learned about CBD Production
Keith Edmisten, Industrial Hemp Extension Specialist, North Carolina State University

Industrial Hemp Diseases
Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist, North Carolina State University

Industrial Hemp Research Update from Western NC
Leonora Stefanile, Research Assistant, North Carolina State University

Summary of 2018 NC State University Industrial Hemp Research
Angela Post, Small Grains Extension Specialist, North Carolina State University

Growing Hemp in Poor NC Soils
Amy Brooks, Brooks Contractor and Brooks Compost Facility

Panel of Industrial Hemp Stakeholders for Q & A Session

Advance registration is required for this workshop.  The cost is $35 for an individual and $75 for an exhibitor (which includes registration for one individual).

Note to potential exhibitors: All exhibits must be related to agriculture or industrial hemp. Exhibitors are responsible for legally transporting their own industrial hemp plant material to and from the event. No material may be left behind after the event. This is a networking and advertising opportunity for exhibitors. Sales and the signing of contracts or business agreements are not permitted on-site. Samples of products and/or contracts are allowed.

The registration fee 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 February 22.

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The 2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop attracted 250 participants and sold out so register early to ensure your spot! See photos of the 2018 Hemp Workshop below.

Photos from the
2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop.

2018 Chatham County Industrial Hemp Workshop. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Click here to learn more about industrial hemp production in North Carolina.