Hemp Research Field Day
When: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Where: Penn State Southeast Research & Extension Center
1446 Auction Rd.
Manheim, Pennsylvania 17545
registration deadline: August 6, 2018
To Be Covered
Hemp is a crop which was once widely grown in central Pennsylvania, and had a wide variety of uses from food, to feed, to fiber. We will discuss some of the traditional uses of hemp products as well as potential new uses such as CBDs, nutraceuticals, essential oils, and much more. Participants will see hemp research plots in the field, and learn from Penn State, PA Department of Agriculture, and Hemp industry professionals.
05:00 pm Understanding the Regulations - What’s Legal & What’s Not?
05:00 pm Field Plot Tour - View Penn State’s Hemp Test Plots
05:00 pm Taste & Touch We will have a variety of hemp products to view including food, fiber, CBD, nutraceutical, and health products.
05:00 pm Marketing Landscape - Growing, Processing & Marketing in Pennsylvania
05:00 pm Producer Panel Discussion of equipment/infrastructure needs, labor issues, and cultivation technique.