The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will host a Virtual Hemp Field Day Dec. 8-9 on the videoconferencing platform Zoom. During the event, researchers and specialists from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture will discuss topics related to agronomic research, economic research, the latest regulatory guidelines and potential developing markets.

At the end of each day, meeting participants will be able to ask questions of the day’s speakers during a round table session.

During the online field day, UK specialists will discuss their current research projects. Photo by Matt Barton, UK agricultural communications.

The program begins at 10 a.m. EST and lasts until noon each day. Current and prospective hemp growers, industry representatives, extension professionals and researchers are invited to participate in the free meeting.

Preregistration is required. Interested individuals can register for the program at Event organizers will provide meeting links and event access to participants at least 24 hours before the event.

The complete field day schedule and other information related to the event is available at or at local offices of the UK Cooperative Extension Service.

— Katie Pratt, UK College of Agriculture

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