What to Know Before You Grow Hemp

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:30pm to 4:30pm

Soil & Water Quality, Agronomics, Nutrient Management, Market Access, State Regulations, & Contract Advice

Interested in learning more about the basics of growing hemp in Vermont? Join the Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District and representatives from NRCS, UVM, Northeast Kingdom Hemp, VAAFM, Vermont Cannabis Solutions & a local farmer panel to discuss growing hemp, from field planning to market access.

Workshop details:
12:30: The Planning Process – Where to grow, soil type, water
quality considerations, applicable NRCS conservation practices -
Nick Comerci (NRCS)
1:15: Seed to Harvest – Where to obtain seed, fertility & irrigation,
cultural practices, pest management & common diseases –
Heather Darby (UVM Extension)
2:00: Post-Harvest & Processing – A general overview of
processing & market access – Karen Devereux (NEK Hemp)
2:30: Farmer Panel – presenters TBD
3:30: State Permitting – Stephanie Smith (VAAFM)
3:45: How to Protect Yourself as a Contracted Grower – Andrew
Subin, Attorney at Law (Vermont Cannabis Solutions)
4:00: Questions & discussion

RSVP REQUIRED 802-334-6090 x 7008 or [email protected]


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Contact Name:

Emily Irwin