The KHRF, KYHIA and UK are teaming up to bring a hemp education seminar series!

Topics include: Fundamental KY Agronomic Practices, KY Hemp Regulatory Practices, Opportunities for Industrial Hemp, Fiber Utilization, Multifaceted Approach to Hemp Production, CBD Not just for Oil


Dates and Location:

January 30, 2017               Christian County Extension Office:

                                           2850 Pembroke Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

January 31, 2017               Clark County Extension Office

                                          1400 Fortune Drive
Winchester, KY 40391-8292

February 9, 2017               Shelby County Extension Office

                                          1117 Frankfort Road
Shelbyville, KY 40065


10:00AM              Welcome and Opening Comments 

                            Speaker: Tom Keene, UK Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

10:05AM              KY Hemp Regulatory Process   

                            Speaker: Doris Hamilton/KDA Representative, KY Department of Agriculture

10:35AM              Fundamental KY Agronomic Practices   

                            Speaker: Tom Keene, UK Department of Plant and Soil Sciences  

11:10AM              Opportunities for Industrial Hemp

                            Speaker: Annie Rouse/ Joe Hickey, Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation            

11:50AM              Morning Wrap up                                           

12:00PM              Lunch

1:00PM                 Fiber Utilization

                             Speaker: Dr. Trey Riddle, Sunstrand

1:50PM                 Multifaceted Approach to Hemp Production 

                             Speaker: Tom Hutchens, Atalo Holdings

2:40PM                 CBD Not Just for Oil  

                             Speaker: Josh Hendrix, CV Sciences

3:30PM                 Panel discussion  

                             Speakers: Riddle, Hutchens, Hendrix, Rouse/Hickey

4:00PM                 Adjourn

These events are free and open to the public. Seminars are identical across locations. Lunch provided.