Alabama is now entering its second year of legal hemp production. Interested growers should be as informed as possible about this new crop, which has seen a rapid revitalization in the United States.
Alabama Cooperative Extension System specialists and regional agents will provide informational meetings throughout the state over the next few months. Anyone interested in hemp is welcome to attend. People do not have to have a hemp grower or processor license to attend.
Registration and Agenda
The meeting cost is $25 and includes coffee and donuts in the morning and beverages and snacks throughout the meeting. Each meeting will last from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Registration is available online at the Alabama Extension Store.
Hemp Production Meeting Agenda
|8 a.m.||Registration, Coffee and Doughnuts|
|8:30 a.m.||The Economics of Hemp|
|9 a.m.||The Basics – Let’s Talk about Hemp Production|
|9:30 a.m.||Greenhouse Production|
|10:30 a.m.||Controlling Weeds|
|11 a.m.||Insect Pest Management|
|11:30 a.m.||Diseases of Hemp|
|Noon||Discussion Panel with Growers and Extension Personnel|
Natural Resources Conference Center
1 Teen Trail, Monroeville, Alabama
Headland Research Center
167 AL-134, Headland, Alabama
Marengo County Extension Office
2400 E Coats Ave., Linden, Alabama
Birmingham Botanical Gardens Auditorium
2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, Alabama
County Ag Center
2959 County Rd. 333, Wedowee, Alabama
Lauderdale County Extension Office
802 Veterans Dr., Florence, Alabama
Sand Mountain Research and Extension Center
13112 AL-68, Crossville, Alabama
For any additional questions, please contact Katelyn Kesheimer at email@example.com or 334-844-5072.