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Reasons to AttendPoster

  • Be at the forefront of the scientific and plant improvement issues of industrial hemp
  • Gain knowledge from a wide spectrum of the scientific areas of industrial hemp
  • Be informed of the production issues and challenges in starting up research in this legally challenging area

Topics Covered

  • Plant genetics
  • Germplasm
  • Seeds
  • Chemistry/plant chemistry of plants
  • USDA perspectives
  • DEA issues
  • Field production issues
  • Business/economics
  • Legal issues
  • Hemp as an agricultural commodity

Who Should Attend
Those focused on the various components of the science of industrial hemp – including:

  • Genetics
  • Germplasm
  • Seed
  • Chemistry/plant chemistry
  • Weeds
  • Plant pathology

And the production/business components of industrial hemp – including:

  • Field production issues
  • Economics
  • Product development
  • Legal issues

Dr. Ronald F. Turco, Professor, Purdue University
Dr. John McKay, Professor, Colorado State University & Director Genetics, New West Genetics

Conference Host
Dr. Mark A. Brick, Professor, Colorado State University

Tour Organizer
Rick Novak, Director of Seed Programs, Colorado State University