Industrial Hemp Opportunities in the Empire State




12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

New York is leading the nation in investing in a hemp economy and infrastructure, and internationally renowned industrial hemp specialist Joy Beckerman will explain the many unexpected aspects of New York’s unique, robust hemp program and research initiatives. Attendees will also receive an update on federal industrial hemp law and policy, along with a description of the wide spectrum of hemp industries, and the challenges of reintroducing this versatile, valuable crop in the U.S. The presentation will also include a brief summary of hemp’s rich history in the United States.