Hemp Producers Educational Seminars

The Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation (KHRF), Kentucky Hemp Industries Association (KYHIA) and University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment are teaming up to bring you a hemp education seminar series!




Sponsored by:

  • Kentucky Hemp Industries Association
  • Sunstrand
  • CV Sciences
  • Atalo Holdings

Topics include:

  • Fundamental KY Agronomic Practices
  • KY Hemp Regulatory Practices
  • Opportunities for Industrial Hemp
  • Fiber Utilization
  • Multifaceted Approach to Hemp Production
  • CBD Not just for Oil

Coffee and lunch will be provided. These events are free and open to the public. Seminars are identical across locations, so please REGISTER for seminar you plan to attend.

Dates and Location:

January 30, 2017 Christian County Extension Office:

2850 Pembroke Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

January 31, 2017 Clark County Extension Office

1400 Fortune Drive
Winchester, KY 40391-8292

February 9, 2017 Shelby County Extension Office

1117 Frankfort Road
Shelbyville, KY 40065


10:00AM: Welcome and Opening Comments. Speaker: Tom Keene, UK Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

10:05AM: KY Hemp Regulatory Process. Speaker: Doris Hamilton/KDA Representative, KY Department of Agriculture

10:35AM: Fundamental KY Agronomic Practices. Speaker: Tom Keene, UK Department of Plant and Soil Sciences 

11:10AM: Opportunities for Industrial Hemp. Speaker: Annie Rouse/ Joe Hickey, Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation

11:50AM: Morning Wrap up

12:00PM: Lunch (provided)

1:00PM: Fiber Utilization. Speaker: Dr. Trey Riddle, Sunstrand

1:50PM: Multifaceted Approach to Hemp Production. Speaker: Tom Hutchens, Atalo Holdings

2:40PM: CBD Not Just for Oil. Speaker: Josh Hendrix, CV Sciences

3:30PM: Panel discussion. Speakers: Riddle, Hutchens, Hendrix, Rouse/Hickey

4:00PM: Adjourn

Thank you to our sponsors!

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