Recordings of the Southern Oregon Hemp Growers Forum

During the growing season, the Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center has been facilitating a series of meetings called the Southern Oregon Hemp Growers Forum with the intent to provide timely and accurate information to hemp growers in Jackson, Josephine, and Douglas counties. The events have been recorded and those recordings can be found at the links below.

2022

  • April Meeting Recording
    • 2:48 - Joshua Bates, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - Summary of the 2021 National Hemp Report
    • 36:27 - Mike Odenthal, Hemp Program Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture - 2022 Hemp Rules and Regulations Update
    • 1:28:29 - Gordon Jones, OSU SOREC - Considerations for Planning in a Drought Year
  • May Meeting Recording
    • 2:02 - Shavon Haynes, Jackson County Watermaster - Review and Update on Water Rights for Hemp Growers.
    • 26:27 - Lloyd Nackley, OSU Nursery and Greenhouse Specialist - Growing Healthy Transplants.
    • 1:01:43 - Ryan Sandler, National Weather Service Medford - Southern Oregon Weather Outlook
  • June Meeting Recording
    • 4:46 - Bob Hutmacher, UC Davis - Nitrogen Fertilization and other Hemp Research
    • 34:50 - Cindy Ocamb, OSU Plant Pathology Extension Specialist - Root Rot Diseases in Hemp: Identifying and Avoiding Fusarium and Pythium
    • 1:23:20 - Gordon Jones, OSU SOREC - Hemp Nutrient Management 101
  • July Meeting Recording
    • 4:39 - Govinda Shrestha, OSU SOREC - Insects of Oregon Hemp: Survey Results
    • 42:26 - Achala KC, OSU SOREC - Rogue Valley Results of the 2021 Oregon Hemp Disease Survey
  • August Meeting Recording
    • 17:05 - Govinda Shrestha, OSU SOREC - IPM for Corn Earworm in Hemp
    • 52:38 - Kadie Britt, UC Riverside - Battling Corn Earworm in Hemp
  • September Meeting Recording
    • 4:28 - Ryan Sandler, National Weather Service Medford, Southern Oregon Weather Outlook
    • 31:28 - Sunny Summers, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Pre-Harvest Testing Updates and Reminders
    • 1:05:35 - Gordon Jones, OSU SOREC, Harvest Timing, Cannabinoid Accumulation, and the Trouble with THC
  • October Meeting Recording
    • 4:56 - Beau Whitney, Whitney Economics, Hemp Markets and Economics
    • 52:09 - Catelyn Bridges, UC Davis, Drying and Storing Hemp
    • 1:24:25 - Emily Roque, ODA Hemp Program, Post-Harvest Testing
  • November Meeting Recording
    • 1:37 - Serkan Ates, OSU Dept. of Animal and Range Science, Animal Feed Potential of Spent Hemp Biomass
    • 33:35 - Richard Van Breemen, OSU Linus Pauling Institute & College of Pharmacy, Hemp-based Therapeutic Agents
    • 1:18:38 - Jeffrey Steiner, Director OSU GHIC, Global Hemp Innovation Center Updates

2021

  • April Meeting Recording
    • 2:34 - Sunny Summers, ODA Cannabis Policy Coordinator - Hemp Policy Update
    • 37:03 - Emily Roque, ODA Hemp Testing Specialist - Hemp Registration & Testing for 2021
    • 55:10 - Seth Crawford, Co-Founder OregonCBD - Triploid Hemp
    • 1:20:55 - Emily Gogol, CEO of Infinite Tree - How to Start Great Plants
  • May Meeting Recording
    • 6:22 - Shuresh Ghimire, University of Connecticut - Selecting and Using Biodegradable Mulch
    • 43:21 - Jeremiah Leonard, Rogue Bear Farm - Growing Hemp Without Plastic Mulch
    • 1:06:49 - Ryan Sandler, National Weather Service Medford - Rogue Valley Weather Outlook
    • 1:30:45 - Scott Prose, Oregon Water Resources Department - Water Rights and the 2020 Water Rights Audit
  • June Meeting Recording
    • 0:00 - Gordon Jones, OSU SOREC - Introduction, Oregon Hemp Acreage, and Basics of Soil Erosion
    • 17:42 - Beth Pietrzak, ODA - Oregon Agricultural Water Quality Rules
    • 41:19 - Meghan Montgomery, JSWCD - Services & Programs of Jackson Soil & Water Conservation District
    • 1:04:38 - Biswanath Dari, OSU KBREC - Basics of Soil Testing
    • 1:35:37 - Gordon Jones, OSU SOREC - Review of Hemp Fertility Research
  • July Meeting Recording
    • 1:08 - Clint Shock - OSU Professor Emeritus - Summary of hemp irrigation trials in Ontario, OR
    • 42:47 - Kenneth Frost - OSU HAREC - A review of the diseases of hemp in Oregon
    • 1:24:51 - Govinda Shrestha - OSU SOREC - Overview of hemp insect pests
  • August Meeting Recording
    • 4:38 - Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University - A Hemp Insect Discussion: Corn Earworm
    • 39:46 - Kristie Buckland, OSU NWREC - Hemp Pollination
    • 1:21:54 - Richard Roseberg, OSU SOREC - Irrigation Effects onHemp Biomass, Cannabinoids, and Water Use Efficiency
  • September Meeting Recording
    • 4:05 - Ryan Sandler, National Weather Service Medford - Harvest Season Weather Update
    • 31:21 - Emily Roque, Oregon Department of Agriculture - Rules and Reminders about Pre-Harvest Testing
    • 1:12:30 - Gordon Jones, OSU SOREC - Cannabinoid Accumulation & Harvest Timing
  • October Meeting Recording
    • 4:20 - Mike Odenthal, ODA Hemp Program Manager - Regulatory Updates since the Passing of HB 3000
    • 1:10:49 - Gordon Jones, OSU SOREC - Building and Protecting Soil with Fall Cover Crops
    • 1:53:52 - Nathan Sickler, Jackson County Sheriff - Hemp & Marijuana Enforcement in Jackson County
  • November Meeting Recording
    • 1:52 - Gordon Jones, OSU SOREC - Highlights and Challenges from the 2021 Season
    • 14:48 - Aaron Howard, East Fork Cultivars - Introduction & Farm Overview
    • 20:27 - Emily Gogol, Infinite Tree - Introduction & Farm Overview
    • 26:06 - Paul Murdoch, Horn Creek Hemp - Introduction & Farm Overview
    • 31:38 - Kyle Kennington, Seventh Gen Farm & K Bar Ranches - Introduction & Farm Overview
    • 37:53 - Panel Discussion

"I just wanted to say that I have been to a ton of hemp seminars, and forums, and that was by far the best, most informative, well organized, educational, thought provoking, (etc.)! By leaps and bounds! Thank You" - J. in Merlin, OR


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