This summer, we will follow the organic hemp production season at Ferme Aquilon Bio. Located in Chaudière-Appalaches, this family farm has been producing hemp for 3 years and triples this year the area devoted to this plant which grows very well in Quebec ! Here are some pictures of the sowing done these last weeks.
June 15 2018
Three producers bought together and share this precision seeder.
The production of industrial hemp is still highly regulated. Canadian producers can not keep their seeds from one year to the next but must buy them back …
The first sowings done 10 days earlier already made a good start.
July 14 2018
July 31 2018
This plot is particularly abundant but all fields of hemp farm are beautiful this year. The young plants quickly stifled the competition of weeds, the only crucial step at the beginning of the sowing.