Cornell Hemp Research Team (Virtual) Field DayAugust 20, 20209:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Since we are not able to hold an in-person field day this year due to COVID-19 safety restrictions, we are presenting an update on Cornell research andContinue reading… Upcoming Event: Cornell Hemp Research Team (Virtual) Field Day August 20
Virtual attendance webinars via Zoom with live Q&A. Fridays 9:30-10:00 a.m.: August 7: Program Update with Dr. Larry SmartAugust 14: Weed Problems & Progress with Dr. Lynn SosnoskieAugust 21: Diseases in the Field with Dr. Gary Bergstrom & Jen StarrAugust:Continue reading… Scheduled Events: Cornell Hemp Virtual ‘Office Hours’ Fridays in August
Two new documents on hemp economics have been posted to the Cornell Hemp website so growers can develop budget analyses for this year. The first, Economics of Producing Hemp for CBD in NY: 2019 Initial Estimates, outlines the variable, fixed,Continue reading… New Report: Preliminary 2020 CBD and Grain/Fiber/Dual Hemp Budgets
Unfortunately, the 2019 Geneva Hemp Field Day registration is now closed. We have reached our maximum capacity of 200 participants, and cannot accommodate any more cars or people; especially in the event of rain. However, the field day talks willContinue reading… Announcement: 2019 Geneva Field Day Full
Due to logistical conflicts, we have decided to cancel the Ithaca, NY hemp field day that was scheduled for September 10th, 2019. However, please plan to join us on August 13th for the Geneva, NY hemp field day. More detailsContinue reading… Canceled: Ithaca NY Hemp Field Day: September 10
2018 Hemp Trials for New York State Grain, Dual Purpose, and Fiber Production is a new thirteen-page document from the Cornell Hemp Project Team. Their mission is to breed hemp that will be high-yielding and well-adapted to New York State’sContinue reading… New Report: 2018 Hemp Trials for New York State Grain, Dual Purpose, and Fiber Production
Edible Hemp Foliar Sampling Project is a new five-page document from Judson Reid and Lindsey Pashow. Reid and Pashow are from Harvest NY, a Cornell Cooperative Extension program aimed at promoting agricultural economic development in New York State. The document reportsContinue reading… New Report: Edible Hemp Foliar Sampling Project
Economics of Producing Industrial Hemp in New York State: Projected Costs and Returns, 2019 Budgets is a new six-page document from John Hanchar. Hanchar is an agricultural economist at Cornell University and Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock &Continue reading… New Report: Economics of Producing Industrial Hemp in New York State
The final hemp technical assistance meeting, put on by the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, will be tomorrow, Oct. 10, 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. at 10B Airline Dr., Albany NY 12235 If you can’t make it in person, you canContinue reading… Final Industrial Hemp Technical Assistance Meeting
On September 20, 2017, Governor Cuomo announced that the NY Department of Agriculture and Markets is now accepting applications from those interested in participating in the NYS Hemp Agricultural Research Pilot Program. Governor Cuomo’s official press release details the expansion of acreageContinue reading… Interested in growing hemp in New York in 2018?
Cornell’s hemp research is featured in the July/August issue of Cornell Alumni Magazine: A New Leaf CALS leads New York State’s efforts to reintroduce industrial hemp, marijuana’s long-suffering sister plant For Cornell agriculture scientists, introducing a new research crop often hasContinue reading… Hemp in Cornell Alumni Magazine
Update [2017-07-14]: See also CALS News Cuomo Signs Bill, Invests in Industrial Hemp at Cornell CALS Event Press release from Governor Cuomo’s press office [2017-07-12]: Announces Up to $10 Million in Grant Funding to Advance Research and Provide Resources toContinue reading… Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation and Announces New Initiatives to Support Growth of Industrial Hemp Industry in New York State in visit to Cornell
Industrial Hemp: From Seed to Market is a new 12-page publication from Harvest NY that provides summary of basic production practices, economics, legal issues and more with links to additional resources. Download .pdf.
On April 18, 2017, at New York’s first ever Hemp Summit, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul said that years from now we would look back on the date as the beginning of something big. While we all know that this blog isContinue reading… New York Hemp Summit and website kickoff