When

Friday, May 5, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM MDT
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Where

Fort Lupton Recreation Center
203 S. Harrison Avenue
Fort Lupton, CO 80621 Room 3


 
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Alli Cloyd
Hemp Events by APA
937.520.5365
cloydab@gmail.com
 

Hemp Farming 101

Tips for Success

Are you interested in learning to be a successful hemp farmer? If so, you will want to attend this half-day workshop and discussion on the do's and dont's of hemp farming.


Presenters

Ed Lehrburger is the President and CEO of PureVision Techonologies and is the longest standing CEO within the cellulosic biorefining industry. Ed’s focus is to commercialize their Counter Current Reactor (CCR) technology and provide leadership and direction for the business and technical teams. He knows alot about the hemp plant and it's potential for uses to make the world a more sustainable and harmonius place. 

Bill Billings is the Vice President and co-founder of the Colorado Hemp Project, one of the first legal harvests in America since the prohibition. Bill says, “It’s all about passion and compassion—I ampassionate about helping push forward the revival of the hemp industry and deeply compassionate for all the children and adults with serious health issues that we know our company’s products can truly help to heal.”this is also about the american farmer--not farmers from other countries, (bless them anyway),so the american farmer can turn a decent profit.

Brady Price is curretly farming over 15 acres of hemp and selective breeding in a R&D greenhouse and has designed a successful hemp-friendly, drip watering system. Previously, he participated in a state-of-the- art indoor commercial grow facility in Colorado where he implemented standard operating procedures which increased production from 330 pounds to 1000 pounds. He is capable of creating mold and insect resistant plants, seed stabilizing, and has an understanding in pesticide and disease control as well as bacillus and mycelium management. He has an excellent understanding of environmental problems and devising a cure while working with Blue Circle Development.

Why attend?

Anyone interested in learning about the ways in which to farm hemp properly and effectively are encouraged to join us. We also welcome any companies looking to use hemp products in their supply chain to attend. We will learn the basics of farming for quality and the ways in which hemp farming could be utlized for different industries, such as medicinal, industrial, seed and fiber. 

We will have refreshments and light snacks for your enjoyment. A hemp harvesting machine will be there to showcase and introduce to hemp farmers. Have a question about this event? Don't hesitate to ask!

Presentation Agenda

  • 1:30 - 2:00 Check in begins
  • 2:00 - 2:10 Welcome and introduction
  • 2:10 - 2:35 Ed Lehrburger - Processing Hemp
  • 2:35 - 3:00 Bill Billings Farming Trials and Tribulations
  • 3:00 - 3:25 Brady Price with Blue Circle Industries
  • 3:25 - 3:45 Informational Sponsor Presentations 
  • 3:45 - 4:45 Networking & Hemp Snacks
  • 5:00 - End of Event