Free Workshop on How to Farm Hemp in CA’s Central Valley
When it comes to hemp farming (and protecting your investment!), planning is key. Get a jump on 2020 with this free workshop with hemp expert and organic farmer Kevin Nowell of HiLo Seed Company and leading agronomist Scott Knippelmeir of Agrarian Supply. At a high-level, our primer will cover everything from growing for CBD oil and fiber, from photoperiodic and day-neutral hemp to financials, and more!
About Our California Hemp Farming Workshop
The nuances of hemp farming in California’s Central Valley are unlike any other region. Together, Kevin and Scott will educate hemp farmers on:
- Types of hemp plants and products
- Ground preparation and amendments
- Field design, layout and density
- Seeding Schedules
- Planting (from direct sow to transplant)
- Nutrition and fertilization
- Pest control
- Pre-harvest testing
- Post-harvest handling and storage
- And close with an hour-long Q&A!
About Kevin Nowell, Hemp Farmer Relations
Kevin Nowell is a California-based hemp educator, autoflower hemp expert and certified organic farmer who heads HiLo’s Farmer Relations department. As such, he works with a wide range of hemp farmers — everyone from folks buying hemp seed for the first time to those with plants already in the ground through post-harvest. In 2019, he field-farmed Autopilot 1.0 on the Central Coast, hitting a 24:1 ratio.
About Scott Knippelmeir, Leading Hemp Agronomist
Scott Knippelmeir is a leading expert in hemp autoflower agronomy and production in the US. His company, Agrarian Supply, consulted on 20,000 acres in 8 states in 2019. Scott is a licensed Pest Control Advisor (PCA) and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) with experience in breeding trials, variety selections, nutrition and pest control. Scott works closely with HiLo Seed Co. and has developed agronomy practices for our Autopilot 1.0 strain.