It’s been nearly a century in the making, but this May will bring with it the first legal planting of the versatile, valuable industrial hemp oilseed and fiber crop in Washington State in approximately 90 years.
To mark the occasion, the state chapter of the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) is inviting the public to attend its historic industrial hemp planting and hemp farming educational event in Moses Lake, Washington, on May 24, 2017.
Among other professionals, speakers include the State Department of Agriculture’s (WSDA) Industrial Hemp Coordinator Emily Febles and internationally renowned hemp industry leaders Joy Beckerman, Anndrea Hermann, M.Sc, B.Gs, P.Ag, and Jeff Kostuik, B.Gs, T.Ag, CCA. Ms. Hermann and Mr. Kostuik will present remotely via Skype from Canada.
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