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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 – cathy.b@westnet.com.au

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)


February 26, 2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm