Looking for advice on the nuts-and-bolts agronomy of how to plant and harvest hemp for grain or fiber? Check out Farm Journal’s Hemp College online. In this one-hour online training, Certified Crop Advisor Bryan Parr educates farmers on the basics of how to grow hemp for grain or fiber. Parr offers advice on:
• Types of fiber and grain hemp, including planting and harvesting methods
• Information about the crop and how to grow it, depending on whether it will be grown for consumer or industrial textiles, paper or cardboard, building materials, animal bedding and more
• Climate and soil requirements
• Field selection
• And much more.
This program, available for on-demand viewing here, is available for $19.95 and includes a free ebook on Hemp Production, including advice from leading hemp experts on how to grow hemp, source seed, identify common hemp pests and more.
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