Hemp in the Rockies

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Mountain Time)

With planting season imminent, but the COVID-19 curveball still in flight, we at HNP Farm Services understand your need to sort through the noise and make some sound decisions soon.

Please join HNP Farm Services for our upcoming webinar, Hemp in the Rockies. This free, virtual gathering brings together growers, vendors, and hemp industry thought-leaders for an important discussion about market dynamics, emerging research, farming best practices and more.

Hemp in the Rockies

Growers throughout the Rocky Mountain region are facing a pivotal year, following major changes in market dynamics on a national scale.

We invite you to join our complimentary industry webinar on Tuesday, April 7, to discuss the future of hemp with our line-up of industry experts.

[Click here to view the full agenda]

During this free webinar, executives from leading companies along the hemp value chain will present on topics ranging from emerging cannabinoid science, to market dynamics, to the genetics and agronomy of farming hemp.

In addition to providing an overview of the status of the industry nationally, presenters will share their views and experiences on best practices to date.


Hemp in the Rockies: A complimentary webinar with leading industry experts sharing key learnings to date, as well as insights into market dynamics for 2020.


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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
9:30 a.m. to Noon (Mountain Time)

How to Join

Click “Register Now” to access the official event registration page. After submitting the online form, you will receive an email confirmation and calendar invite with the link you need to join the webinar. This link will be sent to you again on the day of the event.

Complete Agenda and Speaker Lineup

State of the Economy and Market

(9:30-9:35 a.m.)

Nathan Drake, CFO
HNP Farm Services

Taking Hemp from Niche to Mainstream

(9:35-9:50 a.m.)

Jeff Smith, VP of Sales
HNP Farm Services

Medicinal Benefits of CBD, Market View

(9:50-10:15 a.m.)

Nick Cavarra, VP of Sales
Panacea Life Sciences
Melissa Reynolds, Director of the Cannabinoid Research Center
College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University

Industrial Hemp Genetics

(10:15-10:40 a.m.)

Nick Stromberg, CEO
Beacon Hemp

State of the Art in Hemp Agronomy

(10:40-11:05 a.m.)

Scott Knippelmeir, CEO
Agrarian Supply

Emerging Hemp Crop Insurance

(11:05-11:30 a.m.)

KC McGreer, Agent
Zak Moren, Marketing
Adams Insurance Advisors

The Future of Commodities

(11:30-11:55 a.m.)

RJ Hopp, Director – Hemp Markets

The Mechanization of Hemp

(11:55 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.)

Jeff Gray, Product Manager, Field Support
Matt Jaynes, Product Manager, Forage Harvester & Material Handling
Drew Fletcher, Product Manager, Tractors
Claas of America

Closing Remarks

(12:20-12:30 p.m.)

Jeff Smith, VP of Sales
HNP Farm Services

Hemp in the Rockies is presented by:

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