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Building with Hemp Products

Rachel Berry, Kim Croes and Alex Escher

on the iHemp Hour This Week

Thursday, June 23, 2022 @ 12 n EST

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Rachel Berry is the Director of Regional Leaders for the U.S. Hemp Building Association and the Founder and CEO of the Illinois Hemp Growers Association.

Kim Croes started her hempcrete company, FiberFort, in Detroit, Michigan with the hopes of making a positive impact on the earth.

Alex Escher is the Director of Hemp Fiber Applications at Escher Design, Regional Leader of the US Hemp Building Association (USHBA), Founder of Hemp Hollow Processing, and member of ASTM D37.07.

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European Hemp Fiber and Grain Seeds

Hana Gabrielová and Robin Destiche of KonopiUS will join us this week. Hana Gabrielová is a 20-year veteran within the hemp industry. In 2010 she founded Hempoint in Europe. Hempoint is involved in many parts of the supply chain – planting seed distribution, farming,...

Canadian Hemp Fiber and Grain Seeds

UniSeeds Inc. is a professional seed business that develops and distributes high-quality industrial hemp seed. We are farmers serving farmers, with a goal to improve life through plant genetics by working collaboratively with our peers to serve the agricultural...

Alternative options of homeopathic and holistic means of healing and enhancing the quality of life.

Tonya Mora is a lifelong resident of Michigan other than her time spent in the United States Navy where she worked with the military police as well as taught sailing skills to midshipmen at the Naval Academy. After her honorable discharge, she attained the position of...
Susan Barnhardt of SHEMP™ on the iHemp Hour

Susan Barnhardt of SHEMP™ on the iHemp Hour

SHEMP™ is an innovative mix of nature's cleverest renewables – WOOL and FIBER HEMP resulting in a USA-produced worsted textile yarn with unique performance, appearance, and environmental properties. The story behind the development of The SHEMP™ Yarn Company Inc....

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Ackley Hemp Farms on the iHemp Hour

Ackley Hemp Farms on the iHemp Hour

JD Ackley has developed what has become a full-service hemp field services company. Ackley Hemp Farms has 4 farms in co-op with services including laying white mulch, transplant services, flower harvesting with the HHH 700 (one of only 8 in the US for the 2021...

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Greg Dean from The Hemp Plastic Company on the iHemp Hour

Greg Dean from The Hemp Plastic Company on the iHemp Hour

Greg Dean is Chief Commercial and Operations Officer of The Hemp Plastic Company. Greg has spent a lifetime in materials, with the past 25 years in the plastic vertical where he has globally managed Sales and Business Development, Supply Chain, and Operations. He is...

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Cole Gibbs from Dama Distributing on the iHemp Hour

Cole Gibbs from Dama Distributing on the iHemp Hour

After seeing all of the single-use plastic waste being created by the Cannabis and Hemp industries, with no solution in sight, Cole Gibbs founded Dama Distributing to pioneer the development of sustainable hemp plastic and compliant packaging solutions for the...

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Hemp Decorticating by Canna Systems on the iHemp Hour

Hemp Decorticating by Canna Systems on the iHemp Hour

Dave Greer of Canna Systems shows off their R-2 decorticator and plans for a strategic alliance. iHemp Michigan's mission is to educate, inform and promote the research, development, and cultivation of industrial hemp in Michigan. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness...

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Tom Dermody of PanXchange on the iHemp Hour

Tom Dermody of PanXchange on the iHemp Hour

Tom is a hemp industry veteran with a specialty in non- and for-profit program development. These experiences have made him keenly aware and a recognized thought leader of the hemp market's inter-workings. Tom leads industrial (grain and fiber) coverage on behalf of...

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US Hemp Building Association on the iHemp Hour

US Hemp Building Association on the iHemp Hour

Dawn Shultz, Interim Executive Director of the USHBA, shared insight and vision for the future of hemp building on the iHemp Hour. Hemp fiber will play an important role in carbon sequestration and soil regeneration. Products like Hempcrete will change the way we...

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Plant Responsive Drip Irrigation on the iHemp Hour

Plant Responsive Drip Irrigation on the iHemp Hour

Peter Wierzba of Responsive Drip Irrigation shares information about the worlds first plant responsive irrigation system. It is able to deliver water and nutrients to the plants as it is needed. As we work to rebuild our soil using no till farming methods, this...

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Delta 8 THC by Krystilion on the iHemp Hour

Delta 8 THC by Krystilion on the iHemp Hour

Nick Young of Krystilion brings us up to speed on the controversial Delta 8 THC offered by his Savvy brand. Krystilion is a leader in distillation and works with farmers to optimize their crop. Nick spoke at the 2020 Midwest iHemp Expo about processing.

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New Age Laboratories on iHemp Hour

New Age Laboratories on iHemp Hour

As we continue our education on how to cultivate the best industrial hemp crops we get a bit geeky with the science at times. Scott Wall of NEWAGE Labs educates us sap analysis testing to determine nutrient uptake, soil health and optimized yeild.

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James DeDecker of MSU on iHemp Hour

James DeDecker of MSU on iHemp Hour

As we work through the second year of growing hemp it is important to collect data to continue building on our knowledge base and optimize yield.   "You can't manage what you can't measure," Peter Drucker  We will talk about current progress on his many varieties in...

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Selling in an FDA Compliant Way

Selling in an FDA Compliant Way

We have made some great friends over the last year or so as we have worked to connect the industrial hemp industry. Lori Putt of HOH Hempnotize is one of those great reasources that never hesitates to lend a helping hand. We asked Lori to share her insight into...

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Barn Owl Drone Service Cuts Hemp Labor Cost

Barn Owl Drone Service Cuts Hemp Labor Cost

A brother and sister duo from Colorado have dived deep into automation to develop the technology to detect male plants as well as identify common agricultural issues such as weed growth and crop health using drones. Their service, Barn Owl Drone Service is discussed...

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ReBlocks Goes Hemp Infused – These Are Not Lincoln Logs

ReBlocks Goes Hemp Infused – These Are Not Lincoln Logs

"What would you build?" is the common question being asked by those that see these incredible new blocks. Just when you were thinking that life as an adult couldn't get any better, ReBlocks came along to put an innovative twist on a product that has been used in South...

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Hemp Building Future! Learn about hempcrete and more!

Hemp Building Future! Learn about hempcrete and more!

Dawn Schultz & Eric McKee of the US Hemp Building Association will bring us up to speed on the emerging hemp building industry. If you have not looked into Hemp Crete or Hemp Lime yet, there are resources to review on their website: USHBA.org "Fiber will dwarf the...

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Morris Beegle and Eric Streenstra on the iHemp Hour

Morris Beegle and Eric Streenstra on the iHemp Hour

Morris and Eric updated us on their NoCo Summer Solstice Expo and the state of the industrial hemp industry. They both became active with hemp years before it became fashionable and their vision and insight is important as we navigate the supply chain build out and...

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Jonathan Miller of US Hemp Roundtable

Jonathan Miller of US Hemp Roundtable

We invited an Attorney to join us on the iHemp Hour this week. Not just any attorney. Let me introduce you to Jonathan Miller of Frost Brown Todd Attorneys. Jonathan was instrumental in driving legislation to legalize industrial hemp in the United States. He serves as...

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