You are invited to the 2022 Industrial Hemp Production Forum.

The half-day virtual event will be held Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is free to attend.

Forum topics include updates on the MDA’s hemp licensing requirements, the new inspection requirements for those processing hemp into other products, and opportunities in fiber production.

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Agenda

9 a.m.

 

Welcome

Commissioner Thom Petersen

9:10 a.m.

 

 

Hemp Program Licensing            

Tony Cortilet, MDA Hemp Program Manager

Katy Mutschler, MDA Hemp Program Coordinator

10 a.m.


 

MDA’s Risk-based Testing Approach

Denise Thiede, MDA Seed, Weed, Hemp, and Biotechnology Manager

10:30 a.m.

 

 

Processing Inspection Updates

Tony Cortilet, MDA Hemp Program Manager

Katy Mutschler, MDA Hemp Program Coordinator

11 a.m.

 

Opportunities in Hemp Fiber Production

Riley Gordon, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute

11:50 a.m. Closing Remarks/Adjourn