Mark your calendars for February 29th, 2016!

Organic Seminar Flyer

 

With the support of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation is hosting a Go Organic Seminar for industrial hemp farmers!

 

Location: Hemp Research Campus

4274 Colby Road, Winchester, KY 40391

                                            Time: 9am – 4pm

 

Join us and learn how to GoOrganic!

 

Speakers include:

“Organic Hemp Markets”

John Roulac, Founder and CEO of Nutiva, the world’s leading organic superfoods brand of hemp, coconut, chia, and red palm superfoods.

 

“Organics 101”

Adam Watson, Industrial Hemp Program Coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, a session on organic growing methods.

 

“Growing Organic in Kentucky- My Experience”

John Bell, Local Organic Farmer, a local Kentuckian with 10 years experience growing organic including one year of growing organic hemp.

 

“Go Organic- An Introduction to Organic Certification”

Carrie Stilwell, Organic Farm Certification Specialist, California Certified Organic Farmers, a nonprofit organization advancing organic agriculture for a healthy world through organic certification, education, advocacy and promotion.

 

“Agronomics of Organic Hemp Production”

Garry Meier, Agrologist, Hemp Genetics International, suppliers of regionally adapted hemp grain varieties that help reduce production risk and grow the new industry.

 

Please visit our Eventbrite to register for the event!

 

Hemp-infused lunch catered by Whole Foods!

Admission is a tax-deductible donation to the Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation!

Agenda

8:15AM:      Coffee and Registration

 

9:00AM:      Welcome from Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation

                    Annie Rouse, Founder

 

9:15AM:      Introduction by Atalo Holdings

                    Andy Graves, Chairman, Atalo

 

9:15AM:     “Organic Markets”

                    John Roulac, CEO, Nutiva

 

9:25AM:      “Go Organic- An Introduction to Organic Certification”

                     Carrie Stilwell, Senior Farm Certification Specialist,

                     California Certified Organic Farmers

 

10:25AM:     Break

 

10:35AM:    “Agronomics of Organic Hemp Production”

                     Garry Meier, Agrologist, Hemp Genetics International

 

11:25AM:     Hemp-infused lunch catered by Whole Foods.

                     Hemp products provided by Nutiva.

 

12:45PM:     “Growing Organic in Kentucky: My Experience”

                      John Bell, Local Organic Farmer

 

1:35PM:        Break

 

1:45PM:     “Organics 101”

                    Adam Watson, Organic Specialist, KDA

 

3:00PM:      Break

 

3:10PM:     “Organic Markets & Regenerative Agriculture”

                     John Roulac, CEO, Nutiva

 

4:00PM:      Closing Remarks and Optional Q&A

 

5:00PM:      Optional Happy Hour, Location TBA

 

A special thanks to our sponsors!

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