Are you a hemp farmer or emerging hemp entrepreneur interested in learning how to farm hemp properly and effectively? We invite you to attend the Hemp Farming 101 event this Friday, May 5 from 2-5 pm at the Ft. Lupton Rec Center in Fort Lupton, CO, where many of your questions can be answered by experienced hemp farmers and business owners. Companies looking to use hemp products in their supply chain are also invited. Presenters will discuss the basics of hemp farming for quality production, and ways hemp can be utilized for different industries, such as medicinal, industrial, seed and fiber products.
We also welcome experienced farmers with resources to share and seed to sell. This event is hosted by Abraham Paiss & Associates (APA), whose principal Zev Paiss served as the Founding Executive Director of The National Hemp Association. APA is committed to helping build the hemp supply chain in the U.S. and supporting the success of hemp farmers, processors, and business owners.
Guest speakers include:
Ed Lehrburger, President and CEO of PureVision Technologies, a Colorado company focused on the cellulosic biorefining industry, will discuss hemp applications to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
Bill Billings, Vice President and co-founder of the Colorado Hemp Project, one of the first legal harvests in America, will share his experience and provide tips on how to accurately and effectively plant hemp this growing season.
Brady Price from Blue Circle Development, will present on how to create mold and insect resistant plants, seed stabilizing, pesticide and disease control, bacillus and mycelium management
The event costs $20 and will include light refreshments and time for networking. The Hemp Farming 1010 event will take place at the Fort Lupton Recreational Center, 203 S. Harrison Avenue Fort Lupton, CO 80621 (Room 3), on May 5th from 2-5pm; check-in begins at 1:30.
National Hemp Association (NHA) and Colorado Hemp Industries Association (COHIA) members, and hemp supporters are encouraged to attend to learn the basics of successful hemp farming, and are invited to spread the word about this educational event. Thank you.