Bill Barker to discuss industrial hemp legislation at WI Farm Bureau-hosted panel

Bill Barker, CALS Associate Dean for Research, will be one of six experts that will provide a brief overview of hemp legislation in Wisconsin at a panel hosted by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation on Jan. 30 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire.

Also on the agenda will be a discussion of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s (DATCP) role in the hemp pilot program and licensing. Following the panel discussion, questions will be fielded from the audience. The event will be held Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Business Education Center, Room 103A/B. For more information, call the Wisconsin Farm Bureau at 608-836-5575.