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      October 31, 2019

      Thursday   8:00 AM

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      Princess Anne, Maryland 21853

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      UMES Industrial Hemp Conference

      OVERVIEW: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore will conduct a one-day industrial hemp conference in Princess Anne, Md.  The conference will involve experts from the industrial hemp industry who will provide information on hemp production and processing, marketing and laboratory analyses, and the legal and regulatory aspects of industrial hemp.   The UMES team expects to educate its stakeholders through this conference, provide them with the most updated information in the field and assist them in being nationally competitive for successful hemp production.   SCHEDULE: 8 - 9 a.m.                      Registration9 - 9:15 a.m.                 Welcome and Introduction                                           President Heidi Anderson and Dean Moses Kairo 9:15 - 10:45 a.m.          Session I - Crop Production and Management                                           Austin Wright, Small Farms Agent - Kentucky State University                                           Small Farmers Hemp Development and Technology                                                                                      Andrew Ristvey and Nicole Fiorellino - University of Maryland College Park                                           Agronomics of Industrial Hemp Production in Maryland                                            Michael Corrodo - Steep Hill Maryland                                           Handling and laboratory analysis of industrial hemp samples 10:45 - 11 a.m.              Coffee break 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.     Session II - Industrial Hemp Processing and Marketing                                          Katie Moyer - Kentucky Hemp Works, KY (https://kentuckyhempworks.com)                                           Eric McKee - CEO Wnder Wrkshp (https://wnderwrkshp.com)                                          Hemp Beyond CBD, Industrial Cannabis and Sustainable Development                                           Guy Carpenter - Bear Fiber (https://www.bearfiber.com/) 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.          Lunch                                      Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Hoffman, USDA-NIFA, Chief of Staff 1:30 - 3 p.m.                 Session III - Federal and State Regulations for Industrial Hemp Production                                           Jim Drews - Maryland Department of Agriculture                                            Scheril Murray Powell - Cannabis attorney                                           Hemp and CBD: Commercializing with a Conscience                                            Trish Hall - Chief Compliance Officer, Native Plant Company 3 - 3:30 p.m.                  Coffee break and exhibitors 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.             Round table discussion                                            Speakers and UMES Researchers (Dr. Simon Zebelo, Dr. Naveen Kumar, Dr.                                                          Benham Khatabi, and Dr. Sadanand Dhekney) 4:30 p.m.                       Exhibitors and speaker interactions          CONTACT INFORMATION: For more information, call 410-651-7747 or 6168.

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