N.C. State to Host Fiber Hemp Meeting

Jim Rogers Hemp, North Carolina

North Carolina specialty crop growers interested in producing hemp should make plans to attend a fiber hemp interest meeting on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Fiber Hemp Meeting

The meeting will be held at the Mangum Community Building, 5838 Grassy Island Road, Mount Gilead, North Carolina, 27306.

The half-day field day will focus on industrial hemp fiber, highlighting field production, current research, market outlook and opportunities for growers.

David Suchoff, an alternative crops Extension specialist, will discuss production practices and coordinate a grower panel. Anthony Growe, row crops and livestock agent for Richmond County Extension, will provide information on how to apply for a U.S. Department of Agriculture license.

Todd Griffin, G2 Analytical, will focus on USDA hemp compliance.

Those interested in pre-registering can open a pdf version of the flyer here: 2023Richmond-AnsonHempFiberFinalPDF. For questions contact aimee_colf@ncsu.edu or call 704-694-2915.