What's Going On: Hemp workshop planned in Madrid, drivers safety course offered in Ogdensburg
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 5:49 am


Hemp workshop

MADRID: Workshop on industrial hemp production hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension will be held at Madrid Community Center, 1835 State Highway 345, 1-3:30 p.m.; Kitty O'Neil, field crops and soils specialist from the CCE Regional Ag Team will present the session; attendees will learn about updates on current federal and NYS regulations, production and harvest, supply chain, processing, and products for Industrial Hemp in New York; topics covered: plant biology and characteristics, different types, different varieties, growth requirements, how it's typically planted, managed and harvested, update on NYS hemp regulations, permitting process, and current supply chain for hemp products including products that are currently being produced in New York, as well as potential products; $10 to attend and pre-registration required at https://bit.ly/2sW4bpd; Tatum Langworthy, CCE NC Regional Ag Team @ [email protected] or 315-788-8450.

Drivers safety course

OGDENSBURG: United Helpers will host a New York DMV approved National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the staff development training room at the Behavioral Health/Life Skills (formerly Mosaic) Complex, 100 Ford St.; refresher course for drivers of all ages and includes safe driving tips and an overview of today's vehicle and traffic laws;$30, payable in cash, check or money order made out to United Helpers Care, Inc.; to register contact Mark Darou at 315-394-6702 ext. 303 or [email protected].