K-State Industrial Hemp scheduled for February 4 in Wichita

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The John C. Pair Horticultural Center, in collaboration with K-State Research and Extension of Sedgewick County, is hosting a one-day conference on industrial hemp. The conference will be held at the Sedgewick County Extension Office, 4-H Hall, 7001 W. 21st Street North in Wichita.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the program to start at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 4:00 p.m. A lunch will be provided, but seating for the event is limited. Interested individuals must pre-register. The cost is $50 per person if registered by January 28. After January 28, the cost is $75 per person. You can register online at www.bit.ly/kshempconf or by phone at 316-788-0492.

The speakers and agenda are:

  • Insect and mite pest management – Dr. Raymond Cloyd
  • Disease prevention -  Dr. Megan Kennelly and Judy O’Mara
  • Hemp high tunnels at Olathe – Dr. Cary Rivard
  • K-State Olathe hemp testing service -  Dr. Eleni Pliakoni
  • KDA: Looking at 2019 and ahead to 2020 – Braden Hoch
  • Industrial hemp research at the John C. Pair Horticultural Center – Dr. Jason Griffin


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