Berrien Conservation District

Managing your Natural Resources

Industrial Hemp Seminar

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Tuesday May 21, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Join the Berrien Conservation District, MSU Extension, and Guest Speaker Milan Kluko for an all-day Educational Hemp Seminar on Tuesday, May 21st from 8:30-4 at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center - 1791 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022. The cost is $35 and includes snacks and lunch.


Join us for an all-day conference on hemp that will cover various topics. These will be presented by Milan Kluko, an established grower in Oregon and a vertical farmer in Southwest Michigan along with Eric Anderson, Field Crops Educator, from Michigan State University Extension.



A list of potential topics include: Industrial Hemp Uses, Licensing, Production and Equipment for Industrial Hemp, Markets for Industrial Hemp, Seed Selection - to Maximize CBD in the Hemp, Nursery and Seedling Development for Mother Plants, Cloning of Seedstock (from Mother Plants), Lighting and Nursery Procedures for Seedstock, Hardening of Seedstock Prior to Planting, General Procedures for Transplanting of Seedstock, Growing Hemp for CBD, Harvesting Hemp to Maximize CBD Potential, Post-harvest Drying and Sizing, Post-harvest Storage, Processing for CBD Oil - "Extraction 101,” Post Extraction "Value Added" Oil vs. Distillate, Distillation Process, and CBD Market Consideration. Time permitting all topics will be covered.


Registration can be done at: .


Space is limited to 65 attendees and tickets are only available online at the link above. RSVP's will be taken until May 15, 2019 or until attendance limit is reached.

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