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
US
Work 402-472-5328 On campus, dial 2-5328

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Industrial hemp research plot

Hemp Production for Fiber or Grain

July 30, 2019
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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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

July 30, 2019
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

July 30, 2019
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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