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.
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