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Industrial Hemp Seminar

December 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm


1:00 PM Registration ($20 per person)

1:30 PM Welcome

Christina Reid, AgriLife Extension Horticulture Agent, Lubbock Co.


“First Things” Considerations for Industrial Hemp in Texas

Dr. Calvin Trostle, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agronomist, Lubbock

Dr. Justin Benavidez, Texas A&M AgrLife Extension economist, Amarillo

Mr. Brady Arthur, AgriLife Extension Ag & Natural Resources Agent, Lubbock Co.


Topics will include:

Industrial hemp background

Opportunities in industrial hemp for fiber, grain, and CBD

Common questions about hemp production

Major issues surrounding planting & poor planting seed quality

Preliminary agronomic considerations for production

What the anticipated Texas Dept. of Agriculture rules will be

Economic Considerations & Risks

Q &A about industrial hemp


4:00 PM Adjourn (Q&A to continue if needed)

For further information about industrial hemp for Texas consult Texas A&M AgriLife Extension resources at https://agrilifeextension.tamu.edu//hemp/


December 19, 2019
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock
1102 E Farm to Market Road 1294
Lubbock, TX 79403 United States
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