Marguerite Bolt

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Farmers interested in learning more about the potential challenges and opportunities of growing hemp are invited to a field day July 19th at Meigs Farm, part of the Throckmorton Purdue Agricultural Center, 9101 S. 100 E, about 10 miles south of Lafayette.




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With large amounts of rain across the state during the month of May, farmers have struggled to plant hemp this season. There is also the threat of increased weed pressure and seedling diseases for anybody that manages to get seeds in the ground. From four years of hemp research at Purdue, we can attest that hemp does not like wet feet.