Seminar homes in on benefits of hemp

By JOCE DeWITT Corvallis Gazette-TimesSeminar hones in  on benefits of hemp

Anndrea Hermann gives a presentation Oregon State University on Tuesday about the online course about industrial hemp that she will be offering spring term. (Andy Cripe | Corvallis Gazette-Times)

 

Industrial hemp expert Anndrea Hermann gave Oregon State University faculty members and students a sneak peek Tuesday at a class she’ll offer through OSU’s Ecampus about the benefits of uses of the plant.

The preview came in the form of a seminar titled “Industrial Hemp Today, Where We Are, Where We’re Going,” and it offered context for the online class, which will be offered this spring through the College of Forestry. It will focus on the botany and biology of hemp, as well as the implications of legal and social issues surrounding its use.

 

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