Description

Our event is focused on advancing the education of growers who are trying for market share, a higher quality product, a higher CBD percentage and to improve their soil management program. Gain in-depth information on soil analysis, fertilizer and crop nutrition, and pest and weed management from hemp industry innovators and soil health experts.

Program

May 18:

Join us the day before the event, May 18th, for a tour of local hemp farms and processing facilities in Greeley and the surrounding area to learn about their successes and challenges in the hemp industry. The tour will include lunch.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Tour

5-7 p.m. | Reception

May 19:

May 19th will feature a full day of informative, educational sessions led by experts. Our agenda is continuing to develop and will be updated.

7:30-8:30 a.m. | Opening Coffee 

8:30-8:40 a.m. | Welcome

8:40-9:15 a.m. | What Now? The State of the Hemp Industry – Doug Fine

9:15-10 a.m. | It All Starts with a Seed

10-10:30 a.m. | Coffee Break

10:30-11:15 a.m. | Soil Health

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. | Plant Nutrition and Care 

12:15-1:15 p.m. | Lunch

1:15-2 p.m. | Successful Crop Management

2-3 p.m. | Case Studies: Finding Markets

3-3:30 p.m. | Coffee Break

3:30-4 p.m. | Policy Update

4-5 p.m. | PANEL: Farmer Perspectives

5-5:15 p.m. | Closing Comments

5:15-6 p.m. | Closing Drinks

Speakers

Soil health experts and hemp industry innovators will present the topics above, providing attendees with real management techniques and information they can take right back to their farms. Sign up for the Hemp Event newsletter to get the latest updates by email.

Speaker List: 

  • Doug Fine — hemp farmer and author
  • Bill McKibbin — soil consultant and author
  • Noel Garcia — certified crop advisor, TPS Lab
  • Brian Koontz — Colorado Department of Agriculture 
  • Sarah Cotterill — CEO, Lineage Hemp
  • Jamie Perkins — Owner, Lineage Hemp

Cost

230

More information

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