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May 23, 2019, 8:00 AM
End:
May 24, 2019, 3:00 PM

2019 NMSU Hemp Workshop

Venue:
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

About 2019 NMSU Hemp Workshop

The First Hemp Workshop offered in NM to discuss the cultivation of hemp for CBD oil, fiber and food products. Including current NMDA/USDA legal aspects pertaining to NM business start up costs.

Topics to be discussed:

•Introduction to Hemp
•What are the differences between CBD and THC
•What is the History of Hemp
•What are the uses of Hemp
•What are the costs to start a business
•What are the soil requirements
•Organic vs. Inorganic production
•Water requirements
•Equipment Needed
•Extraction
•Bio-Security
•NMDA Regulations/licensing
•Other basic beginning topics

Agenda

May 23, 2019

8:00 AM | Registration

8:30 AM | Welcome & Introductions
NMSU, USDA, Senators, and DEA

9:00 AM | History of Hemp
ML Robinson -
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Service, Las Vegas, NV.

9:50 AM | Break

10:00 AM | Hemp Legal Challenges in New Mexico
Brad Lewis - NMDA
DEA -
Zeke Rodriguez - Continual Growth LLC
Tom Dean - NMSU, SW District Dept. Head and Co-Director SW Border Food Protection and Emergency Preparedness Center

12:10 PM | Lunch

1:00 PM | Getting Started in a Hemp Business
Dr. Jim Libbin, Specialist -
NMSU Extension Economics

2:00 PM | Hemp Growing Basics
ML Robinson -
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Service, Las Vegas, NV.

2:50 PM | Break

3:00 PM | Pests, Pathogens and Processing
Dr. Leslie Beck, Dr. Carol Sutherland, Phillip Lujan -
NMSU Extension Plant Sciences

3:50 PM | New Technology in Drip Irrigation
Uri Segev, Director Business Development -
N-Drip Gravity Micro Irrigation, Israel/USA

4:20 PM | Panel Discussion

4:50 PM | Evaluations

5:00 PM | Close

May 24, 2019
8:00 AM | Welcome & Introductions

8:15 AM | Hemp Products
ML Robinson -
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Service, Las Vegas, NV.

9:10 AM | Vendor Panel
Jupiter Seeds, Natural Re-leaf, etc...

9:50 AM | Break

10:05 AM | Lab Testing
Rich Richins -
Rio Grande Analytical Labs

11:00 AM | How to Use Hemp for Your Health
Marysia Morawska -
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Service, Las Vegas, NV.

12:00 PM | Lunch

1:00 PM | How to Extract Herb Oils (the differences between products on shelves vs. making your own)
Marysia Morawska -
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Service, Las Vegas, NV.

2:00 PM | Panel Discussion

2:50 PM | Evaluations

3:00 PM | Close