Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
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UMass CVPA Star Store Campus 
715 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740

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Snow Date

April 6th, 2019, if needed


Karen Schwalbe 
(508) 524-2601 

Full Day Hemp Workshop - SEMAP 

Interested in growing hemp but not sure where to start? This information-dense full day intensive workshop on hemp production will feature several speakers with experience in growing hemp, processing the plant for fiber and oil production, and the application requirements you'll need to meet in order to grow hemp in Massachusetts. Register at the link below.

Tentative Agenda:

9:00 AM -  Networking

9:30 AM -  Introduction
Karen Schwalbe, SEMAP
Amy Dufault, Southeastern New England Fibershed

9:45 AM -  Hemp Regulations
Sarah Grubin - MDAR Hemp Program Coordinator

10:30 AM -  Hemp Cultivation
Heather Darby, Ph.D. University of Vermont, Extension

12:00 PM -  Break for Lunch
Many options in Downtown New Bedford

1:15 PM - Hemp Fiber Production in the Northeast

Heather Darby, Ph.D. University of Vermont, Extension

2:15 PM - Hemp Cultivation - first hand experience in SE Mass
 Chance Perks & Linda Noel, MDAR Certified Hemp Farmers

Pricing: SEMAP Members: $45  / General Admission: $75