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You can learn how to grow hemp in Iowa and get a degree in it - KWQC-TV6

MUSCATINE, Iowa (KWQC) — From CBD oils to food and building materials. Those are just some of the potential uses of hemp. Starting this fall, students at Eastern Iowa Community College in Muscatine can get a degree in growing the crop. Shane Mairet is the mastermind behind the Industrial Hemp Program. Mairet comes from a …

Interested farmers learn about industrial hemp at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Winnebago County - WIFR

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) —– “Starting small, giving it a try on maybe an acre and seeing how it works for you.” With legislation going into effect in January, those behind Illinois’ first Hemp Summit earlier this month say the time to explore advances in the future of fiber with industrial hemp is now. “Our goal …

Lunch and Learn on hemp Wednesday - Country 103.9 WRBI

Brookville, IN—Join the Franklin County Chamber for their member meeting this month on Wednesday, December 4th starting at 11:30 at Skyline Chili in their front room to listen to John Weisman of ColorWorks Greenhouse discuss “All Things Hemp”.  This is free for all members and is a one-hour long lunch and learn session.   Source link

Hemp growing season 'a learning experience' for Pittsylvania County growers; financial viability still a question -

Though some of the more than 16 reported acres of industrial hemp planted in Pittsylvania County is still in the ground waiting to be harvested, growers and industry specialists are already learning some lessons from this year.  “It’s been a learning experience really for all parties involved,” said Stephen Barts, Pittsylvania County extension agent.  Producers …