Another NCSU Hemp Field Day Coming Up!

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People looking at hemp research plots

People looking at a hemp research plot at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center on August 5.

8/8/2019 – We had an amazing Hops and Hemp Twilight Tour on August 5 at the research station in Mills River. Over 200 people viewed research on breeding hops for the Southeast, the influence of planting date on growth of Cherrywine and Baox CBD hemp, an extensive replicated CBD hemp variety trial, and four strains of CBD hemp grown on white plastic and bare ground. There was lots of discussion with researchers and amongst attendees. And we finished off the evening with a beautiful rainbow.

Rainbow over a field area

Rainbow at the end of the field day.

If you weren’t able to attend this field day, there is another opportunity for you to see NC State University research on hemp and to visit with the faculty, growers, and industry representatives. The field day will be August 27, 2019, at the Piedmont Research Station in Salisbury, NC. Dr. Angela Post is organizing this one. The details are below:

CBD hemp growing on white plastic mulch

CBD hemp on raised beds with white plastic mulch.

NC State University Industrial Hemp Field Day

August 27, 2019
Morning Tour: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. & Lunch
Afternoon Tour: 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. & Supper
Registration FREE with RSVP
Vendor Registration $150
RSVP by August 21st, 2019 using the following link:
Industrial Hemp Field Day Registration
Piedmont Research Station
8350 SherrillsFord Road
Salisbury NC 28147
Presentations & Demonstrations from NC State University Specialists,
N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Specialists, and graduate students:

  • CBD Variety Test
  • Industrial Hemp Nutrition
  • Planting Date x Harvest Date
  • Open vs Closed Bed Production systems
  • Irrigated vs Non-irrigated hemp
  • Pest and Disease Scouting
  • Vendors on-site for networking
    For more information, please contact Angela Post