Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association

Industrial Hemp Field Day

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Start: 03 Mar 2018 2:00pm
Finish: 03 Mar 2018 4:00pm
Location: TIA's Vegetable Research Facility, 124 Forthside Road, Forthside TAS

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) will hold an Industrial Hemp Field Day at Forthside, North West Tasmania this Saturday, 3rd March. 

The event will feature current industrial hemp agronomy trials being run by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA). Participants will have an opportunity to view the trials, ask questions of researchers, and network with others interested in industrial hemp.

Key topics include how much and when to apply nitrogen to hemp, height of plants without reducing yield and viable alternatives to common herbicides. There will be an opportunity to view new industrial hemp varieties under development by Ecofibre.  The trial is being run in collaboration with EcoFibre

The event is free.  To RSVP please register online here or contact via email to AnnMaree.Donoghue@utas.edu.au