22nd Annual Hemp Industry Association Conference


hemp industry association conference

This years Hemp Industry Association Conference was a great success with 225 attendees and a sold out event. The gathering was over the course of 3 days and included many great speakers as well as hemp farm tours. There were attendees from many different states across the U.S as well as overseas. Notable attendees included Mike Fate of Manitoba Harvest, David Bronner of Dr. Bronners, James Comer Commissioner for the Kentucky department of agriculture, as well as many other leaders in the industry.


hemp farm
hemp plants
Two tour buses took everyone to the farm locations.
Hemp research plot growing at the University of Kentucky agricultural sciences.
hemp plot
blue grass music
Finola strain growing densely together for grain harvesting.
Bluegrass music playing in a Kentucky farm barn.
Hemp CBD
Kentucky beer
CBD plot
Local Kentucky beer provided for refreshments

hemp twine
project green challenge

This year we teamed up with Teens Turning Green and Project Green Challenge by donating some of our great hemp products to the winners of the contest. The 11th day of October was the Hemp Challenge and the winning contestants will receive Hemptopia products along with other supporting companies. Currently there are: 384 schools, 3472 students participating in 49 states and 27 countries. About PGC: Throughout the month of October, daily challenges will be delivered to registered PGC participants by email each morning. Themed challenges are live for 24 hours and participants will be asked to complete actions and upload deliverables to gather points. Top content will be awarded prizes daily. Turning Green is a student led global movement devoted to education and advocacy around environmentally sustainable and socially responsible choices for individuals, schools, and communities. TG seeks to engage youth in the transition from conventional to conscious living, empowering this generation and mobilizing action to sustain a healthy and thriving planet. You can check out the Hemp challenge at the link here:

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