West Coast Hemp Webinar: Hemp Harvesting, Processing, and Marketing

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; Julie Lerner of PanXchange; Eric Singular of New Frontier Data; and Hunter Buffington of Hemp Feed Coalition.

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Content

Introducion: An introduction to NCAT’s webinar and expert panelists: Rob Porcella of Pacific Hemp Consulting: Andrew Bish of Hemp Harvest Works: Ryan Loflin of Rocky Mountain Hemp and Western Fiber: Tom Dermody of Artis Cannabis Exchange: Julie Lerner of PanXchange: Eric Singular of New Frontier Data, and Hunter Buffington of Hemp Feed Coalition.

Harvesting, Processing, and Marketing for CBD, Grain, and Fiber: In this portion of the webinar we discuss harvesting how-to, processing how-to, harvesting and processing equipment, infrastructure, compliance, and quality standards testing for CBD, grain, and fiber production. Rob Porcella of Pacific Hemp Consulting covers CBD production, Andrew Bish covers grain and feed production, and Ryan Loflin covers fiber and industrial hemp production.

Navigating Markets and Contracts: A panel discussion led by Tom Dermody of Artis Cannabis Exchange, featuring Julie Lerner, Founder and CEO of PanXchange; Eric Singular, Senior Hemp Analyst at New Frontier Data; and Hunter Buffington of Hemp Feed Coalition. Here, our expert panelists discuss market trends, market forces, market risks, finding and navigating contracts, and R&D on future products and potential future markets.

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