Texas Field Reports: Industrial Hemp Faces Challenges Jul 8, 2021

🕔Jul 8, 2021
Industrial hemp acres in Texas were expected to rocket after legalization, but the crop has yet to take off in a state that presents many challenges to it as a […]

Texas: Nutrient Management – Iron Deficiency Made Worse by Wet Weather Jun 16, 2021

🕔Jun 16, 2021
Much of Texas has experienced heavy rains, cloudy conditions, and water-logged soils since early May.  Many crops will show signs of nutrient deficiency under such conditions.  These include iron (Fe) […]

Indiana: Hemp Growers Need To Be Aware Of Regulatory Changes Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
This growing season marks the first year of commercial hemp production in Indiana. As a reminder, hemp growers do not need to design a research project to obtain a license, […]

Kentucky Hemp: Dealing with Powdery Mildew May 12, 2021

🕔May 12, 2021
Powdery mildew can affect numerous plants, including fruit, vegetable, and agronomic crops, as well as woody and herbaceous ornamentals. Kentucky hemp is also susceptible to this disease. Plants infected early […]

Kentucky Hemp: Greenhouse Sanitation – Cleaning Up Today Keeps Disease Away May 6, 2021

🕔May 6, 2021
Diseases are a major concern for greenhouse hemp growers, and they can be a factor that limits the profitable production of plants. The warm, humid greenhouse environment provides optimal conditions […]

Kentucky Hemp: Last Year’s Diseases Equal This Year’s Risks Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
Disease presence last year can indicate a risk for the same disease this year. Many pathogens overwinter on infected plant material or as pathogen survival structures. Poor sanitation practices can […]

Texas Hemp: Videos Outline Legal, Budget, Risk Management Considerations Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
With the hemp growing season in Texas rapidly approaching, a team of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economists released a video series, “Economic and Legal Considerations for Production in Texas,” to address key […]

Pennsylvania Hemp: Research, Production, Harvest, and Processing – Videos Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
Industrial hemp is reported to have hundreds, if not thousands of uses. Penn State Extension educators spend some time with growers on their farms looking at hemp growing for CBD […]

Texas: Ranch, Farm, and Hemp Expo, Wichita Falls, March 10-11 Feb 17, 2021

🕔Feb 17, 2021
Two days of educational training offering Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Wichita County March 10-11. The training will […]

Texas: 2020 Hemp Variety Testing Wrap-Up & 2021 Trials Feb 1, 2021

🕔Feb 1, 2021
Hemp variety trial results at San Angelo (cannabinoids) and Lubbock (cannabinoids and fiber) will be completed shortly after the first of the year.  I will detail results in my January […]

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