About Us

The Cornell University Hemp Group is made up of researchers and extension educators. Researchers will study topics including insect and disease pests of hemp, hemp’s place in crop rotation, hemp genetics, and possible use of seed enhancements to improve stand establishment. The Extension team is up to date on current research and regulations and is a resource for producers growing or considering growing hemp.

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This research is authorized by the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Markets as part of the New York State Hemp Agricultural Pilot Program.