Ryan Buetow, NDSU's Dickinson Research Extension Center's agronomist, announced a Dickinson Hemp Workshop to be held at the center on Tuesday, July 30, beginning at 8:30 a.m. (MT).
"A wide range of experts from across the state will speak," Buetow said. They will meet at DREC and weather permitting, will go out to the DREC hemp plots.
They will be having a hemp farmer speak, Clarence Laub, who has grown hemp every year since hemp has been allowed to be grown in the state. Laub will speak at 11:10 a.m.
The agenda is as follows:
8:30 a.m.- Intro to hemp and DREC, Ryan Buetow.
8:40 a.m.-9 a.m.-Where does hemp fit in North Dakota? - Dave Ripplinger, NDSU
9 am.-9:25 a.m.- What are the steps? how is it regulated? John Mortenson, ND Dept of Agriculture
9:25 a.m.-10:10 a.m.-How to grow hemp in ND, behind the research, Burton Johnson, NDSU.
10:10-10:55-Partner in business, outlook of hemp market, Roger Gussiaas, Healthy Oilseeds
10:55 a.m.-11:10 a.m.-Seed sourcing, Derrick Dohman, Horizon Hemp Seeds
11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.-Growing hemp in ND, first hand experience, Clarence Laub, farmer
11:30 a.m.-? Panel.