Grow Hemp, Maryland! Hosted by Honey’s Harvest Farm and Maryland Hemp Farmers (MD) March 30 2019
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Great news! Hemp is now legal to grow in Maryland! …Now what?
If you want to understand what it takes to navigate the rules and regulations and get started growing high-quality, sustainable, and profitable hemp for market, this informational and experiential workshop is for you!
This is a very special, rare opportunity to learn all about hemp cultivation from highly experienced farmers and soil scientists who are eager to give you a running start on your way to a successful and profitable yield. Join Nick Boomer of Boomspharm, Scott and Sarah of Crescive Soils, and Honey’s Harvest Farm as we explore the ins and outs of growing hemp in Maryland, including:
legal processes and requirements
understanding production of CBD, seed, fiber, and more
seed cultivars and sourcing
achieving maximum yields
options for hemp processing
SATURDAY, MARCH 30th, 9am-5pm.
ALL THINGS HEMP!
Early Bird Pricing: $150. After 3/23: $175
Main hemp workshop day presented by BoomPharm and Crescive Soils. This 8 hour day includes:
Nick Boomer’s presentations that will cover commercial cultivation technology, genetics, lab testing, legal status, crop designations, and end product use.
Scott Skamnes’ presentation on the soil foodweb, including: proper management for ensuring your crop produces within the legal definition of hemp and how to address any type of crop disease, mold, or pests
Lots of Q and A time
Panel discussion on navigating Maryland’s legal requirements and regulations, as well as hemp processing and profitabilty
MARCH 31st and APRIL 1st, 9am-5pm both days:
BIO-COMPLETE COMPOSTING FOR HEMP
Early Bird Pricing for both days: $125 After 3/23: $150
After attending Scott’s compelling presentation on proper soil management for successful hemp cultivation, you’re going to want to understand how to create the high-quality compost that is the key to minimizing diseases and pests and ensuring incredible growth and productivity. Scott and Sara of Crescive Soils will lead two days of informational and experiential workshops where you’ll walk away confident in your ability to ensure the highest quality soil possible for your plants. You will learn:
tools, setup, and materials required for successful composting
steps for preparation and assembly of materials
how to monitor and maintain your compost pile
how to make compost extract for rapid soil regeneration
the importance of microscopes in assessing soil biology
Catered lunch included both days.
Early Bird 3-day Bundle: $225 After 3/23: $275