Northeastern Junior College Hemp Conference
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
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.
|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|
|10:45 a.m.||Current Legal Status|
|11:30 a.m.||Bank Status|
|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|
|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!
Accommodations in Sterling