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Industrial Hemp Production Field Day

Friday, September 6th, 2019, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm, $20 This event will focus on growth comparisons of 10 -15 different high CBD o... Read more

CBD Hemp Field Day

Friday, September 13, 2019, 1-5 pm This CBD hemp field day, organized by West Star Organics, Circadian Organics, UW-Madison Horticulture and Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, ... Read more

Successfully Applying to Grant Programs Workshop

Michael Fields and our partners announce two dates scheduled for day-long grantwriting workshops in September - September 17 in Marshfield and September 26 in Dodgeville... Read more

Farm Aid Concert at Alpine Valley, Sept 21, 2019!

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We need an all-hands-on-deck effort to support farmers in crisis

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A Practical State Program That Would Support Soil Health

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute researchers have long conducted research on farming practices that build healthy, biologically active soils, and our policy team has supported policies that creat... Read more

Cover Crop Options for Prevented Plant Acres

Conversations with farmers, crop consultants and crop insurance providers lead us to the conclusion that prevented plant will be claimed on significant acreage in 2019, especially since the full cover... Read more

Join the Hemp Information Exchange Network

We created the Hemp Information Exchange to be a valuable resource for you and your industrial hemp endeavors. The exchange is where you can ask your production/harvest/storage/processing questions, g... Read more

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  • 8:45 am-1:00 pm
    09-06-2019
    N8030 Townline Rd, East Troy, WI

    N8030 Townline Rd, East Troy, WI

    This event will focus on growth comparisons of 10 -15 different high CBD oil Hemp cultivar lines with comparative CBD/THC tested levels, grain hemp production and a visit to an 8+ acre direct seeded high CBD oil hemp field.

    The tour starts at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute looking at the high CBD oil organic hemp plot, then we will visit Turtle Creek Gardens in Delavan and their high CBD oil hemp and grain hemp plots, and then onto Shawn Klugs Operation.

    Transportation and lunch will be provided.

    Space for this event is limited so reserve your spot early.  Preregistration is required.

    Registration fee: $20  REGISTER ONLINE HERE

    Please arrive at 8:15 am to check-in.

    Questions contact Leah Sandler at lsandler@michaelfields.org, 262-642-3303 ext 127

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  • 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
    09-13-2019

    This CBD hemp field day, organized by West Star Organics, Circadian Organics, UW-Madison Horticulture and Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, will focus on the harvesting, processing, and markets of CBD hemp.

    Included in the afternoon will be a panel discussion led by experienced producers, tour of an ongoing fertility trial, harvest demonstration, as well as a panel discussing markets with retailers, extractors and those involved in the process.

    Companies that are processing, extracting, and buying and selling will be present. Following the presentations, a networking hour will be hosted at the farm to allow growers and attendees to network with those involved in the extracting and marketing of CBD.

    Location: West Star Organics, 2555 West Star Road, Cottage Grove, WI 53527

    When: September 13, 2019, 1-5 pm

    Registration Fee: $15  REGISTER ONLINE HERE

    Preregistration is required.

            

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  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
    09-14-2019

    This event has been cancelled.

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