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Read article: Commercial Ag Webinar Series
Commercial Ag Webinar Series
Illinois Extension's Commercial Agriculture team has been working to put together a new webinar series targeted towards those in production...
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Read article: Industrial hemp resources and needs assessment survey for Illinois growers
Industrial hemp resources and needs assessment survey for Illinois growers
There is no doubt that the 2019 growing season was unlike any that we have experienced to date. Seemingly unending rainfall in late spring delayed...

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Farmers, researchers break ground with new guidelines for budding hemp crop
In 2019, farmers across Illinois launched into the first growing season for industrial hemp with mixed results. Hemp is one of the newest and fastest growing specialty crops in the Midwest, and University of Illinois Extension is helping producers keep up by providing cutting edge research...
Research drives growing hemp industry
URBANA, Ill. – Industrial hemp is a new addition to Midwestern agriculture, and producers are learning while they develop practices in real time. To help, University of Illinois Extension commercial educators are working with growers...
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Midwestern hemp database applications open until July 24
URBANA, Ill. – Industrial hemp is one of the fasting growing crops across Midwestern fields and researchers are recruiting producers in the race to learn more. University of Illinois Extension commercial agriculture educators are working...