The Texas Hemp Industries Association is a state chapter of the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), a nonprofit trade organization established to represent and educate politicians, farmers, businesses and consumers on the economic and ecological benefits of industrial hemp.

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Tenative Schedule of Activities and Speakers

October 20-22

The Barnhill Center, Brenham, TX

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1:00 - 2:00  Registration

2:00 - 2:20   Ionization Labs -  Chase McMichael

                    Prompt Potency Testing Solution
 

2:20 - 2:40   Acquity Underwriting Management - Richard Duer

                    Crop Insurance Options

3:40 - 4:00   New Bloom Labs -  Jeff Sullivan

                    The Importance of Testing for Compliance and Quality                               Control in the Modern Hemp Industry
 

4:00 - 4:20   Texagon Distribution - Jonathan Green

                    Grow Your Hemp Business
 

4:20 - 4:40   TPS Lab, Frank Shultz

                     Benefits of soil and plant testing

 

4:40 - 5:00   Bayou City Hemp. Jeromy Sherman

                    Texas’s “Original” Hemp Seed to Sale Processing

5:00 - 5:20   Shop Tough Bags

                        Ag bags, Retail Bags, Food Safe bags

5:20 - 5:40   Crown Grow

                       Your one-stop hemp solution. We Grow Better Together™ 

Balcony Seating for Vendors Speak Event is Free to the Public!


Vendor Tables Open to the Public

 

Vendor Setup:

October 20 - 12:00 - 1:00 or

October  21 -  8:00 - 9:00 

Take Down

October 22 - 5:00 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER  20th - "Vendors Speak"

1:00 - 6:00 - Hasskarl Auditorium

Ballroom for Lunches

 8:00 -  9:00    Registration
 

 9:00 - 10:00   Welcome

                       Coleman Hemphill, TXHIA President

                     -   Sheila Hemphill, TXHIA Executive Director                                    -  Introduction of TXHIA Board Members

                         -  Meet and Greet  

                         -  Hemp 101

                         -  Introduction of County Coordinators
 

10:00 - 10:45   USDA Rules, TX Rules, Licensing and Seed

                           Certification and/Approval.

                      -    Dan Hunter, TDA Assistant Commissioner 

10:45 - 11:15     Sponsored Break - "Life Began in a Garden"

                      

11:15 - 1200      Soil and Crop Considerations
                     -    Dr. David Baltensperger, Professor and Chair                                 Texas A&M Soil and Crop Sciences

                                  

12:00 - 1:00     LUNCH

   1:00 -  1:30   DSHS Registration/Labeling/Random Testing

                      -   Dr. Rod Moline and Joe Williams
                         Texas Department of State Health Services

   1:30 -  2:00   USDA Crop Insurance Update

                      -   Stephanie Storrs, AgriLogic Consulting

                                            

  2:00 - 2:45    Cannabinoid Testing for Production                                                 Optimization and Compliance

                      -  Ionization Labs

                     -   Chase McMichael, Chief Science Officer

             

  2:45 - 3:15    Sponsored Break - "Mark Case"

  3::15 - 4:00   Formulation Extraction/GMP/USDA Organics

                     -  Thomas Otis, Focus Hemp

                         

  4:00 - 4:45 -  Summary Q&A Panel

  7:00 - 10:00  Dinner and Social

                

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21

 

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 8:30 -  9:30    Registration

 

 9:30 -  9:40    Welcome -  History of the TXHIA

                      -  Sheila Hemphill, TXHIA Executive Director
 

 9:40 - 10:00   State of the Hemp Industry in Texas

                      - Coleman Hemphill, TXHIA President

                         

10:00 - 10:45   Where and How to Market Your Hemp.

                      -  Mark Case, Southern Hemp Market, TN and the                           International Hemp Live Auction and Market, 

                      -  Jonathan Green and David Moore, 
                          Texagon Distribution, OR-OK-TX

                                            

10:45 - 11:15    Sponsored Break - "Tawakoni Plant Farm"

11:15 - 12:00    Short Term and Long Term Production   
                          Strategies
                     
  -  Joseph Harris, Life Began in a Garden

                                           

12:00 - 1:00     LUNCH

  1:00 - 2:00    Avoiding Disaster - Soil Fertility & Plant      
                           Nutrition: Keys To A Successful Crop

                       -  Noel Garcia, TPS Labs

                                 

  2:00 - 3:00    Seed Genetics and Cultivation Best Practices

                     -  Jeremy Klettke, Davis Farms, OR    

           

  2:45 - 3:00    Sponsored Break -

  3:00 - 3:45    Soil and Greenhouse Do's and Don'ts

                       -  Justin Pinkus, Tawakoni Plant Farm, TX

                     -  Brad Stufflebeam, Sweet Home Hemp, TX

                     -  Christian Dake, Dake Land Design, TX                                                  

  3:45 - 5:00    TXHIA Members Only Business Meeting
                      
-  We will be discussing the TXHIA processes to                              be nominated and how elections will be                                        conducted for district and regional          
                         coordinators, and regional and general
                         directors and the roles of committees, etc.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22

Break Sponsors

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Many Thanks to Our

Legacy Vendors

and Our Other Vendors

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