Hemp Field Days

Hemp Field Days

The UW-Madison Extension Offices of Buffalo, Chippewa and Monroe Counties will host Industrial Hemp Field Days in August. Details for each meeting is as follows:

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cooke Valley Road and Theisen Ridge Road
GPS Coordinates 44.407302.-91.567359
For more information contact the Buffalo County Extension Office at 608-685-6256

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Chippewa County Farm,
Beach Drive east of Seymour Cray Blvd, Chippewa Falls
For more information contact the Chippewa County Extension
Office at 715-726-7950

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
16250 Helmet Rd, Tomah, WI 54660
For more information contact the Monroe County Extension
Office at 608-269-8722

Speakers and topics include:

Carl Duley, Buffalo County, Agriculture Agent, “Variety Selection and Sourcing”
Jerry Clark, Chippewa County, Agriculture Agent, “Seeding Rates and Nitrogen Management”

Bill Halfman—Monroe County, Agriculture Agent, “Industrial Hemp Production Costs”

Ashley Olson, Vernon County, Agriculture Agent, “Using Industrial Hemp as Potential Forage”

Shelby Ellison, Assistant Professor, Department of Horticulture,“Industrial Hemp Processing and Market Development”

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