Our First Open Meeting OUR FIRST OPEN MEETING

Open to all CHIA members, join the board at a real (or virtual, depending on the virus and the vaccine) meeting!

Discuss the future of hemp in CT

Talk with board members and sound off

Get first hand time with working farmers, processors and retailers

Plus a lot more, once the final date is decided

  • When: Friday, August 20 , 2021 10:00 am to 5:15 pm
  • Cost: FREE
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Previous Events

Webinar Series for Growers: Regulations, Seed & Hybrid Selection WEBINAR SERIES FOR GROWERS: REGULATIONS, SEED & HYBRID SELECTION

Growing CBD Hemp: Regulations, Seed & Hybrid Selection

Moderator: Becky Goetsch, Running Brook Farms

11:45am Check in & introductions
12:00pm CT Grower Regulations: Kate Nelson, Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing and Inspection Representative and Matt Snurkowski, Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing and Inspection Representative
Q&A
12:20pm Research update: Jessica Lubell-Brand, UConn CAHNR Hemp Program, Associate Professor

Q&A
12:40pm Christopher Venri, Co-owner/Chief Cultivation Officer, Northwest Cultivation, Sustainable Hemp Nursery & Farm

Q&A
1:00 pm Live Q&A with speakers

  • When: Wednesday, January 20 , 2021 11:45 am to 1:15 pm
Webinar Series for Growers: Growing Hemp Indoors: Planting, Propagation, & Clones WEBINAR SERIES FOR GROWERS: GROWING HEMP INDOORS: PLANTING, PROPAGATION, & CLONES

Growing Hemp Indoors: Planting, Propagation, & Clones

Register Here

Moderator TBA
11:45am Check in & introductions
12:00pm Planting & Propagation: Mike Goodenough, Sweet Heal. Founder and Chief Technology Officer of D&G Agtek. D&G Agtek is a founding member of the North East Sustainable Hemp Association.
Q&A
12:30pm Clones: Christian Luginbuhl, Artisan Hemp Company and Triple C Ranch. Co-Owner of Artisan Hemp Company and head of micropropagation/cloning
Q&A
1:00 pm Live Q&A with speakers

  • When: Wednesday, February 17 , 2021 11:45 am to 1:15 pm
Webinar Series for Growers: Growing Hemp Successfully WEBINAR SERIES FOR GROWERS: GROWING HEMP SUCCESSFULLY

Growing Hemp Successfully: Transplanting into the Field, Soil Health, & Fertilizers
Register Here

CONTACT EMAIL: OUTREACH@CTRCD.ORG

These webinars will be live, with opportunities to interact with other growers before and after the talks, and opportunities to ask the speakers questions.

The webinars will also be recorded so attendees can come back for review, to watch when able, and/or send to other growers.

Links to watch will be posted here and on the CT RC&D YouTube Channel.

 

  • When: Wednesday, March 17 , 2021 11:45 am to 1:15 pm
Webinar Series for Growers: Hemp IPM WEBINAR SERIES FOR GROWERS: HEMP IPM

Hemp IPM: Diseases -Scouting & Management
Register Here

CONTACT EMAIL: OUTREACH@CTRCD.ORG

These webinars will be live, with opportunities to interact with other growers before and after the talks, and opportunities to ask the speakers questions.

The webinars will also be recorded so attendees can come back for review, to watch when able, and/or send to other growers.

Links to watch will be posted here and on the CT RC&D YouTube Channel.

  • When: Wednesday, April 7 , 2021 11:45 am to 1:15 pm
Webinar Series for Growers: Processing 101 WEBINAR SERIES FOR GROWERS: PROCESSING 101

Processing 101

Register HERE

 

CONTACT EMAIL: OUTREACH@CTRCD.ORG

These webinars will be live, with opportunities to interact with other growers before and after the talks, and opportunities to ask the speakers questions.

The webinars will also be recorded so attendees can come back for review, to watch when able, and/or send to other growers.

Links to watch will be posted here and on the CT RC&D YouTube Channel.

 

  • When: Wednesday, April 21 , 2021 11:45 am to 1:15 pm
Webinar Series for Growers: Hemp IPM: Insect Pests & Weeds WEBINAR SERIES FOR GROWERS: HEMP IPM: INSECT PESTS & WEEDS

Hemp IPM: Insect Pests & Weeds

Register HERE

 

CONTACT EMAIL: OUTREACH@CTRCD.ORG

These webinars will be live, with opportunities to interact with other growers before and after the talks, and opportunities to ask the speakers questions.

The webinars will also be recorded so attendees can come back for review, to watch when able, and/or send to other growers.

Links to watch will be posted here and on the CT RC&D YouTube Channel.

 

  • When: Wednesday, May 5 , 2021 11:45 am to 1:15 pm