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Wisconsin Emerging Crops Summer Webinar Series

Join UW-Madison experts as they discuss new and emerging crops in Wisconsin. All webinars run 12:00pm-1:00pm. Wisconsin Emerging Crops Summer 2021 Webinar Series June 21 – Hemp with Dr. Shelby Ellison, Department of Horticulture July 5 – Hops with Division of Extension County Agents Carl Duley, Buffalo County and Jerry Clark, Chippewa County July 15 […]

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Virtual Field Day Recording

A recording of the Industrial Hemp Field Day held on September 18 is now available.  If you view the recording, please complete the evaluation survey Transcript

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Industrial Hemp Virtual Field Day September 18

The Division of Extension UW-Madison is hosting an Industrial Hemp Virtual Field Day on September 18 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.  The field day will provide an update on current UW-Madison and the Division of Extension industrial hemp research with essential oils, seed, and fiber production.  An update on research projects occurring in the Midwest is […]

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Midwestern Hemp Database

Midwestern Hemp Database The goal of this project will be to utilize grower-collaborator networks to provide regional insight into agronomic performance and cannabinoid development of industrial hemp varieties. This page will be updated with cannabinoid time course data and agronomic performance for each variety as that information becomes available. This project is a collaboration between several […]

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Ask the Expert: A Hemp Q&A with Andrew Kowalski

By Cassie Bable Posted to Farmers.gov on March 12, 2020   EXCERPT Ask the Expert is a new series launching on farmers.gov. In this Ask the Expert, Andrew Kowalski answers a few questions about how farmers can use USDA’s Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) hemp pilot program to insure their hemp crop.

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Federal Government Approves 10 New Pesticides For Hemp Farming

This article posted by Wisconsin Public Radio on December 23, 2019 Any New Tools To Fight Pests, Mold, Weeds Will Help Young Industry, Experts Say By Miranda Suarez Published: Monday, December 23, 2019, 6:10am SHARE:     Listen Download Hemp growers in Wisconsin have 10 new options to combat pests after a new round of pesticide approvals […]

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