January 26th at Factory One, Flint, MI
Flint— January 7, 2019 — Limited seating is available for the Industrial Hemp Conference starting 10 am at Factory One, Flint on January 26th.
“This simple plant can do so much good for our environment,” said John Freeman of iHempMichigan.com.
A Major Crop For Farmers
Thanks to the passing of the U.S. Farm Bill, industrial hemp is legal to grow and process. There are uses for every part of the plant and the demand is there for thousands of acres of crop.
“I have processors ready to buy the flower to process,” said Blain Becktold, owner of Down on the Farm, LLC.
Learn From The Experts
Our speaker lineup, as well as many of the attendees who have committed, are ready to answer questions and help kick-start the industrial hemp industry in Michigan. Speakers include Jeff Kostuik, Director of Operations, Central Canada, U.S. & International for Hemp Genetics International; Blain Becktold, Down on the Farm LLC, retired USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director; Representative Dan Lauwers, Michigan District 81, author of the Michigan rules submitted to the USDA; and Thomas Garrison, pilot program industrial hemp farmer from South Carolina.
10 am until 2 pm at Factory One 303 W. Water Street Flint, MI 48503. Buffet lunch served by Luigi’s in Flint. Tickets are available in advance for $15 – or $20 at the door.
iHempMichigan.com is committed to the education and support for those interested in growing the industrial hemp industry in Michigan.
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