Ismail Dweikat - Professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture

Loren Giesler

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Work Keim Hall (KEIM) 365
Lincoln NE 68583-0915
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Work 402-472-5328 On campus, dial 2-5328

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Ismail Dweikat, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor of agronomy and horticulture, has been researching hemp production in small plots for the last two crop seasons.
Figure 1. Ismail Dweikat, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor of agronomy and horticulture, has been researching hemp production in small plots for the last two crop seasons.

Hemp Production in Nebraska - Revised

March 25, 2020
Is hemp on your horizon as a new crop for your rotation? In this, the first of three stories on the topic in this week's CropWatch, two agronomy professors outline key production information, often drawn from research in other states and countries.

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Figure 1. Hemp variety best suited for CBD production.
Figure 1. Hemp variety best suited for CBD production.

Hemp Production for CBD - Revised

March 25, 2020
Research from other states and countries offers some insight into practices for growing CBD hemp in Nebraska. CBD hemp is a high-value crop that's labor-intensive and often grown more as a horticultural than as an agronomic crop.

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Industrial hemp research plot

Hemp Production for Fiber or Grain - Revised

March 25, 2020
Information for those considering growing hemp for fiber or grain in Nebraska, including a Q&A and sample production budgets from other states.

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two varieties of hemp
University of Nebraska-Lincoln research trials comparing production of two varieties of hemp. On the left is a CBD variety and on the right is one grown for fiber and grain.

Industrial Hemp Production in Nebraska

June 21, 2019
Under the 2019 Nebraska Hemp Farming Act, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) may license persons to cultivate, handle or process hemp under an expanded NDA hemp pilot program. Individuals may apply to NDA by 5 p.m. Friday, June 28 for hemp cultivation licenses under the pilot program.

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