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Related ATTRA publication: Organic Small Grain Production Overview Midwest GRIT (Grains Resource & Immersive Training) is a program focused on strengthening diverse small and mid-size Midwest food-grade grain farmers. It's a program of Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI), in partnership with the Artisan Grain Collaborative (AGC) and The Organic Grain Resource and Information Network (OGRAIN). Midwest GRIT supports farmers through three key areas: education, peer-to-peer learning and relationship development, and resource sharing. The program will offer a year-long paid training and peer-to-peer learning exchange to current and aspiring grain farmers in 2022 and 2023. One-third of the farmers selected to participate will...

This video is the fourth and final webinar in NCAT's four-part hemp webinar series featuring the nation's leading hemp experts and focusing on hemp production and cultivation on the West Coast. This webinar focuses on current and future federal hemp regulation, testing and compliance, plant breeding and seed certification, California and Oregon's current regulatory climate, how to obtain licenses, and hemp crop insurance options. Our panel of experts includes: Mike Lewis, a sustainable agriculture specialist with NCAT at the Northeast Regional Office; Jody McGinness, the Executive Director of the Hemp Industries Association; Courtney Moran, LL.M, founding principal of EARTH Law, LLC;...

This webinar is the third in NCAT's West Coast Hemp webinar series. It focuses on hemp harvesting, processing, and marketing on the West Coast. In this webinar we discuss harvesting how-to for CBD, grain, and fiber; processing how-to for CBD, grain, and fiber; harvesting and processing equipment and infrastructure; compliance and quality standards testing; market trends, market forces, and market risks; how to succeed in a competitive market; and finding and navigating contracts. Our expert speakers include Rob Porcella of Pacific Hemp Consulting; Ryan Loflin of Rocky Mountain Hemp; Andrew Bish of Hemp Harvest Works; Tom Dermody of Artis Cannabis Exchange;...