Harnessing Hemp - Planting The SeedName: Harnessing Hemp - Planting The SeedDate: December 12, 2019Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM MSTEvent Description:Join the East CO SBDC for an introduction to hemp farming! With our partners across Northeastern Colorado, we’ll discuss the hemp market, its current legal status, and the top consideration for getting started. The East Colorado SBDC hosted this conference for the first time in February 2019 with Aims Community College in Greeley, CO. This conference is in such high demand and has continued to generate interest. Because of this demand the East Colorado SBDC will be offering the conference again in 2020 and has established a series of top-notch educational hemp seminars. Our introductory three-hour short courses, Harnessing Hemp – Planting The Seed, will equip aspiring producers with the knowledge and information needed to determine if the hemp industry is right for them. All attendees of these Planting The Seed courses will receive priority registration for the two-day conference, Harnessing Hemp – Cultivating A Businesses. This comprehensive two-day conference will teach agricultural producers about this incredibly versatile plant and the infrastructure surrounding it. Providing the knowledge and connections they need in order to be successful and competitive in the growing hemp market.