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Growing Industrial Hemp – Field day in Neerim area
February 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victorian farmers are invited to an information session on growing industrial hemp at an on-farm trial site near Neerim.
6 varieties of hemp were planted in Nov & Dec 2018 at various sowing rates with the aim of the trial being to learn how different varieties perform in Gippsland conditions.
The afternoon will include;
An introduction to the uses and potential markets for industrial hemp;
Information on the legal requirements for growing industrial hemp;
Discussion of paddock preparation, varieties grown, seeding rates, fertilisers, irrigation;
Plenty of time for questions and answers
Farm walk to inspect the trial site
RSVP required by Mon 25th Feb to Cathy – email@example.com
Please note: industrial hemp is NOT marijuana and cannot deliver a psychoactive effect. Biosecurity procedures are in place and RSVP is required for attendance
DATE: Tuesday 26th Feb
TIME: 12noon for a 12:30pm start & run to 3pm approx
VENUE: Neerim district (farm location provided when you RSVP)