This training introduces students to the production of hemp for CBD and other non-psychoactive cannabinoids and will focus on hemp physiology, cultivation and production systems to support emerging products and markets.
Session 1 (August 5-7, 2021): Pre-Production: Focus will be on site selection, field preparation, choosing the right genetics, and field starts
Session 2 (August 19-21, 2021): Field Production and Testing: Focus will be on planting, irrigation, weed and pest management, testing for maturation, and cannabinoid content
Session 3 (September 24-25, 2021): Harvesting and Processing: Focus will be on harvest and drying techniques for biomass and flower
Note: The focus of this training is on CBD and other non-psychoactive cannabinoids derived from industrial hemp (<.3% THC). This training does not deal directly with products derived from marijuana.
Please contact Molly Willard, Ag Project Manager for additional information and/or questions