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Upcoming Event: 2019 Cornell Hemp Field Day: Geneva NY

Cornell AgriTech's CBD hemp trial
Cornell AgriTech’s CBD hemp trial

Please join us for the 2019 Cornell Hemp Field Day on August 13, 2019, in Geneva, NY.

The field day will feature presentations from the Cornell hemp research and extension team and invited industry guests with field trial tours. The morning session will be focused on CBD hemp production. The afternoon session will be focused on grain and fiber production.

Join us for the morning session, afternoon session, or both with lunch in between.

Registration costs $25 for the whole day and includes lunch. Registration on or before August 6th is appreciated.

To sign up, visit http://cals.cornell.edu/hempfieldday2019 or click the button below:

 


Schedule of Events:

Morning CBD Session:

This portion of the field day will take place at Cornell AgriTech McCarthy Farm, 2865 Country Road 6, Geneva, NY. Its schedule is as follows:

9:00a –
10:00a

Registration

Takes place in the McCarthy farm’s new barn

10:00a –
10:05a

Welcome

Larry Smart
Professor in Horticulture and Plant Breeding and Genetics
Cornell University

10:05a –
10:25a

Achieving Profitability in CBD Hemp

Scott Propheter
Vice President of Agronomy and Outreach
Criticality, LLC

10:25a –
10:40a

Characterization of the 2018 Cornell CBD Hemp Trials

George Stack and Jacob Toth
Ph.D. students in Plant Breeding
Cornell University

10:40a –
10:50a

Evaluating Disease Resistance in CBD Hemp Cultivars

Ali Cala and Chris Smart
Ph.D. student and Professor in Plant Pathology
Cornell University

10:50a –
11:00a

Characterizing terpenes and other natural products in CBD hemp

Denis Willet
Assistant Profesor in Entomology
Cornell University

11:00a –
11:15a
Walk to McCarthy CBD field trials
 
11:15a –
12:00p

Tour and discussion of CBD hemp cultivar trials

Larry Smart
Professor in Horticulture and Plant Breeding and Genetics
Cornell University

At 12:00 noon, those join us for lunch will drive from the McCarthy farm to the Jordan Hall Pavilion at 630 West North St, Geneva, NY.


Lunch:

Lunch will be held from noon until 1:00 pm at the Jordan Hall pavilion. There will be table displays on hemp economics and cooperatives.


Afternoon Grain/Fiber Hemp Session:

This portion of the field day will begin at Cornell AgriTech’s Jordan Hall Pavilion, at 630 West North St, Geneva, NY. Its schedule is as follows:

1:00p –
1:15p

Update on NYS Hemp Regulations

NYS Dept. of Ag. and Markets

1:15p –
1:30p

Grain/Fiber/Dual-purpose Cultivar Evaluations 2017-2018 and Breeding Update

Craig Carlson
Postdoctoral researcher in Horticulture
Cornell University

1:30p –
1:45p

Hemp Diseases

Gary Bergstrom
Professor in Plant Pathology
Cornell University

1:45p –
2:00p

Hemp Seed Quality and Seed Treatments for Disease Management

Alan Taylor
Professor in Horticulture
Cornell University

2:00p –
2:15p
Drive to Research North Farm for Field Tours
1097 County Road 4, Geneva, NY
 
2:15p –
3:00p

Field tours of Grain/Fiber/Dual-purpose Cultivar Evaluation Trial and Strip Trials

Larry Smart
Professor in Horticulture and Plant Breeding and Genetics
Cornell University

3:00p

Final questions, networking, and departure

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