AP advances online hemp workshop

The Washington Times, WABI and WMTW ran the Associated Press story about the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s online workshop to teach Maine residents how to grow hemp at home. During the April 2 workshop, Extension professor of soil and water quality John Jemison will talk about best practices for growing hemp as well as how to harvest, dry, cure and prepare it for personal use. Registration is required by March 30. Register online. For more information, to register by phone or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.942.7396; 800.287.1485 (in Maine); wendy.robertson@maine.edu. Q106.5 also posted a portion of the UMaine Extension media release, and CentralMaine.com ran the release.