Please join us for the 2017 Cornell Hemp Field Day:
August 1, 2017
10 a.m ?to 12 p.m.
NYSIP Foundation Seed Barn
791 Dryden Rd., Rt. 366
Ithaca, NY 14850
In addition to viewing trials featuring??17 grain, fiber and dual-purpose hemp varieties, the program will include experts from Cornell and the?New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets discussing:
- How did Cornell become involved in hemp research and extension?
- What are Cornell’s plans for future research and extension activities?
- What has been learned so far from the 2017 hemp variety trials?
- What problems do we see so far with diseases and insects, and what are the potential problems to watch for?
- Hemp seed quality and seed technology.
- What will be the approval process for growers to produce hemp next year? And what are the potential markets for hemp in New York State?
A similar program is planned for August 15 at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, N.Y. Details coming soon.