Northeastern Junior College Hemp Conference

Northeastern Junior College Hemp Conference Tuesday, Dec. 17, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Join Northeastern Junior College and Eastern Colorado Small Business Development Center for an introduction to hemp farming!

The goal of this conference is to inform interested and potential growers with the most accurate information available about the merging hemp industry.

Topics to be covered:

  • Market overview and top considerations of getting started
  • Current legal status
  • Risk analysis and enterprising budgets
  • Fiber, grain, CBD production and harvesting methods

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This event is a unique collaboration between Northeastern and Eastern Colorado SBDC. This full-day program will equip aspiring producers with the knowledge and information needed to determine if the hemp industry is right for them. 

Tentative Conference Agenda
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Welcome from Northeastern and SBDC
8:40 a.m. Terminology and Basics of Hemp
9 a.m. Market Overview and Top Considerations of Getting Started
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Current Legal Status
11:30 a.m. Bank Status
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Growing Hemp for Grain and Fiber
1:15 p.m. Growing Hemp for CBD and Farmers Alliance
2 p.m. Hemp Risk Analysis and Enterprise Budgets
2:45 p.m. Break
3 p.m. Hemp Insect Pests
3:45 p.m. Hemp Harvesting Equipment
4:30 p.m. Federal Implications of Growing Hemp
4:45 p.m. Colorado Registration, Testing, Compliance and Expense
5 p.m. Wrap Up / Q & As

Join us on Dec. 17 in the Hays Student Center Ballroom and together, let's harness hemp!

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Accommodations in Sterling


Hays Student Center Ballroom
Contact Person
Andy Bartlett
Contact Phone
Contact Email
Event Sponsor(s)
Northeastern Junior College and Colorado Small Business Development Center
$50.00 per person
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