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2019 Senate Bill 188 Passes with 31-2 Vote

This news article was posted October 9, 2019 [photo credit: WUWM]:   “Hemp industry   Another bill, SB 188, changes the state’s hemp law. It passed on a vote of 31 to 2. Growing hemp has been legal in the state since late 2017. The bill would make laws regulating Wisconsin’s fledgling hemp industry consistent with federal law.

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Wisconsin Disease Almanac: Hemp

Check out this great resource published weekly by the UW-Madison Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic. This almanac summarizes the diseases diagnosed in hemp samples received by the clinic and includes fact sheets (if available) for more information about the disease.

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August 7 Hemp Webinar Recordings Now Available

  The hemp webinar series recording from August 7 is now available online. This series was brought to you by UW-Madison Division of Extension, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), and Legacy Hemp. Topics covered were harvesting considerations for CBD, grain, and fiber hemp, plus regulatory considerations from DATCP, […]

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Hemp Insects

What kind of insects have been spotted in Wisconsin? PJ Liesch, Insect Diagnostic Lab and Assistant Faculty Associate, Department of Entomology, UW-Madison Because hemp is relatively “new” in the state, we’re still getting a feel for what our top insect pests will be. Between the UW Insect Diagnostic Lab and colleagues here at UW-Madison and […]

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New Buyer/Seller Listing!

There is a new Buyer/Seller Form and Listing. Fill out your information using this form to be included in the listing. Your information will be updated in the listing within about 5 minutes. Please note that UW-Madison Division of Extension assumes no responsibility in the transaction of buying or selling the items listed on this […]

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Herbicide Rotation Restrictions Before Planting Industrial Hemp

By Nick Arneson (UW-Madison Weed Science Outreach Specialist), David Wang (UW-Madison Undergraduate Research Scholar) and Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) With the growing interest in producing industrial hemp in Wisconsin and beyond, it is important to pay close attention to rotation interval restrictions when planting this crop in conventional production fields where herbicides are […]

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New Industrial Hemp Website is Launched!

The newly launched Wisconsin Industrial Hemp website is now up and running. This is your online destination for all things hemp including a statewide directory and other listings, archived presentations, and resources to help growers, processors, and those that support the industrial hemp industry including professional service providers, consultants, and other industry members. In this […]

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