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  • Industrial Hemp Production Field Day
    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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  • CBD Hemp Field Day
    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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  • Hemp Brunch
    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    09-14-2019

    This event has been cancelled.

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  • Successful Grant-writing Workshop
    9:00 am-4:00 pm
    09-17-2019

    DO YOU HAVE A FOOD OR FARM BUSINESS?  ARE YOU INTERESTED IN TRYING OUT A NEW IDEA?
    Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify which grants or other financial options might be right for you. This workshop will address ways to plan your project and strengthen your application.

    Cental WI – Marshfield, WI

    REGISTRATION FEE OF $15 WILL COVER THE COST OF LUNCH AND MATERIALS

    To register visit: http://bit.ly/Aggrants or, contact the Marathon County Extension office at: (715) 261 – 1245

    *Early-bird registration closes on Sept 10th

    More info, other workshop dates/locations, and the AGENDA here

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  • Successful Grant-writing Workshop
    9:00 am-4:00 pm
    09-26-2019

    DO YOU HAVE A FOOD OR FARM BUSINESS? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN TRYING OUT A NEW IDEA?
    Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify which grants or other financial options might be right for you. This workshop will address ways to plan your project and strengthen your application.

    Thursday, September 26th – Southern WI – Iowa County
    Iowa County Health and Human Services Building, Community Room,
    303 W. Chapel Street, Dodgeville, WI 53533
    *Early-bird registration closes on Sept 19th

    REGISTRATION FEE OF $15 WILL COVER THE COST OF LUNCH AND MATERIALS

    Scholarships are available to help cover the registration fee. Please ask for more information during registration.
    To register, contact: Barry Hottmann or Gene Schriefer at barry.hottmann@ces.uwex.edu or gene.schriefer@ces.uwex.edu or 608-930-9850.

    More info, other workshop dates/locations, and AGENDA here

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