2018 KYHIA Conference

Mark your calendars for the 4th annual Kentucky Hemp Industries Association (KYHIA) Conference! This is your opportunity to network with industry peers, discuss hot topics and enjoy presentations from University researchers and leading industry experts. All the information you need on hemp research, education, legality, legislation, and commercialization will be discussed.

Plus, you won’t want to miss a special presenation by Kentucky Ag Commissioner, Ryan Quarles!

Lunch and assorted gift bag are complimentary with ticket purchase.

There is one silver sponsorship available and several bronze sponsorships available. For sponsorship info, contact us at info@kyhia.org

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kyhia-annual-conference-2018-tickets-42544729431


Schedule of Events:

7:30am:     Registration

8:30am:     Welcome, Tom Keene

8:40am:     Opening Remarks, KY Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles

8:55am:     KDA Hemp Update, Ms. Doris Hamilton

9:25am:     WKU Research Initiatives 2017, Drs. Woosley and Willian & Anderson

9:50am:     Break, Visit Sponsors Booths

10:15am:   Hemp Economics, Dr. Tyler Mark

10:45am:   Global Hemp Perspective, Dr. David Williams

11:15am:   Hemp Field Agronomy, Mr. J.T Workman

11:45am:   Lunch, Industry Updates

12:30pm:   UK Research Updates

12:30pm:   Hemp Agronomic Update, Mr. Patrick Perry – KTRDC

12:50pm:   Evaluating Hemp as a Forage, Ms. Carol Stringer – UK Grad Student

1:10pm:     Hemp Leaf Spot: New Disease in KY, Ms. Desiree Szarka – UK Grad Student

1:30pm:     Seed Shattering Study, Dr. Craig Schluttenhoffer – KTRDC

1:50pm:     Microbes and Retting in Hemp, Dr. Audrey Law

2:10pm:     Break, Visit Sponsors Booth

2:30pm:     CBD Research Update, Ms. Leah Black – UK Grad Student

2:50pm:     KSU Hemp Research, Dr. Shawn Lucas

3:20pm:     Adjourn


Thank you to our sponsors!







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