Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with bi-coastal processing centers including the 85,000 square-foot multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in Spring Hope, North Carolina, a state of the art processing center in Medford, Oregon, and a 500-acre hemp growing Eco-Village in Golden Valley, Arizona, announced today the second Oregon-based Hemp University will take place at Southern Oregon University at 1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520, on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
The second Hemp University in Oregon is a Pre-Planting Support Workshop that will be held from 12:00pm to 6:00pm PST and will feature a keynote speaker and three 90-minute master classes followed by a question and answer session. The workshop will focus on how farmers can begin planting hemp. In addition to the keynote presentation and master classes, a seed, clones, soils and nutrients vendor market will be held for attendees to select specific products for farming hemp just in time for the planting season.
The hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) industry is expected to be worth $7 billion by 2023, according to Hemp Industry Daily.
At the Hemp University workshop, keynote speaker, Edgar Winters, the CEO of WinterFox Farms who is a hemp activist and researcher, will discuss hemp’s important role in the sustainability model on superior genetics for farmers, processors and investors.
Master class instructors for the Hemp University Oregon “Pre-Planting Support Workshop” include:
With decades of experience, Farmer Tom Lauerman will provide farmers with key advice that is needed regarding the basics of growing. This includes methods of set-up, sun orientation and watering. Additionally, Lauerman will discuss the importance of greenhouses, which he affirms are essential to run a good hemp farm.
Certified crop advisor and sustainability specialist Woody Thorpe will focus on the soil ecosystem and how to improve it without the use of chemicals. Thorpe will discuss the simplicity