Virtual Industrial Hemp Meeting Monday, January 25, 2021

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INDUSTRIAL HEMP MEETING – January 25, 2021 – 8 a.m.
Overview and update on research pertaining to production, pest and disease management, post-harvest handling, and regulations. Qualifies for 1 hour of pesticide credit in categories DNOX. Registration required. Register online >>
The Hemp growers meeting will be held virtually for 2021. If you have any questions, contact your local N.C. Cooperative Extension office.
Franklin County – (919) 496-3344
Granville County – (919) 603-1350
Person County – (336) 599-1195
Vance County – (252) 438-8188
Warren County – (252) 257-3640
As many of you are aware, the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program was set to expire on October 31, 2020. However, Congress passed a law in September that allows states to continue their pilot programs until September 20, 2021.
This means that for the time being the rules for growing hemp, licensing, compliance testing, etc. will remain the same in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) has notified all growers who currently hold a hemp license of this update.
There is additional detail in the letter NCDA&CS sent to growers which can be viewed:  NCDA&CS letter >>

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Charles Mitchell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCharles MitchellCounty Extension Director, Field Crops Agent & Pesticide Coordinator Call Charles E-mail Charles N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center
Posted on Dec 30, 2020
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