NEK Hemp Workshop

WHAT’S GOING ON WITH HEMP IN THE NEK

A free workshop at the Barton Municipal Hall will discuss the challenges and success of growing hemp this season, and include an update on federal and state hemp regulations & policies. Join the Caledonia & Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation Districts, UVM Extension’s Heather Darby, and representatives from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets for a workshop covering what worked and what didn’t work – focusing on soil and water quality – during the 2019 hemp growing season.

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Workshop details:

12:30 – 12:50 – Welcome, presenter introductions

12:50 – 1:50 – Farmer Panel & Interactive Session – What worked and didn’t work during the 2019 season?

2:00 – 2:45 – Dr. Heather Darby, UVM Extension – 2019 season overview, fertility, Q & A

2:45 – 3:30 – Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets – 2019 season overview, updates on rulemaking, registration, program requirements and expectations, and inspections for 2020, Q & A

RSVP REQUIRED – contact Emily Irwin at 802-624-7022 or emily.irwin@vt.nacdnet.net or Kerry O’Brien at 802- 424-3149 or kerry.obrien@vt.nacdnet.net

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

 

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.5050
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.585.6073
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.522.7811
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Grants                                  802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431