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Hemp Workshop: Updates on marketing, processing and growing

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Attention hemp producers, Montana Farmers Union is hosting a hemp workshop January 7, 2020 at the Times Square building in Great Falls. The workshop will include presentations by the Montana Department of Agriculture, a producer and a processors panel, and information on crop insurance by Farmers Union Insurance agent Aeric Reilly. This workshop is geared towards hemp producers and is at no cost. Lunch will be provided. Please register by January 3,2020 for an accurate meal count.

Event Agenda:

10:00-10:15 -Welcome. Presentation on MFU Membership and Education by Justin Loch

 10:15-11:15 -Hemp Update: Presented by Andy Gray with the Montana Department of Agriculture

 11:15-12:15 -Producer Panel; Walter Schweitzer-Moderator. Panelists: Colby Johnson, Sam Armstrong, Carey Kolstad and a representative from a local Hutterite Colony

12:15-1:00 –Lunch-

1:00-1:30 – Processing Plant Design: Presented by Andrew Bishop with Ag Processing Solutions

1:30-2:00 – Hemp Marketing: Presented by Weston Merrill with the Montana Department of Agriculture

2:00-3:15 – Processors Panel/Presentation. Panelists include representatives from Big Sky Scientific, IND Hemp and Greenridge Bio Solutions

 3:15-3:30 -BREAK-

 3:30-4:00 – Hemp/Crop Insurance: Presented by Farmers Union Insurance agent Aeric Reilly

Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible! 

Cascade  County Farmers Union

Montana Hemp Boys

Go Farm Hemp



January 7
10:00 am - 3:30 pm


525 Central Ave, Great Falls, MT

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