Hemp Course Offered at BCTC Winchester This Spring
Published on Dec 11, 2019
LEXINGTON, KY - Due to interest from the community and hemp industry, Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) Workforce Solutions will offer a workforce based introduction to hemp agribusiness course spring. This is the first course of its kind in Central Kentucky.
"Hemp is quickly becoming a large part of the Kentucky economy. To continue on the forefront of this industry, BCTC consulted with several hemp partners in Winchester and designed this class to give a basic understanding of hemp agribusiness," said Bruce Manley, campus director, BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus. "We want it to become an essential part of hemp education in Winchester for anyone who is interested."
In this 9-hour course, participants will be introduced to the basics of the hemp agribusiness, including the history of hemp, hemp identification, and hemp cultivation and processing as well as career options, marketable products and compliance.
Classes will meet at the BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus, 2020 Rolling Hills Lane, Winchester, KY on Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m., Feb. 11 - 25, 2020. The cost is $295.