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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Come Join the TXHIA for the East Texas Hemp Conference in Brenham, TX
The Barnhill Center, October 20-22
We are looking forward to our new event, "Vendors Speak" to hear how
their products and services will be helpful in building the hemp industry!
Confirmed Speakers

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Monday - October 21
Dan Hunter 
TDA Assistant Commissioner 
Dr. David Baltensperger, 
Professor and Chair, Texas A&M Soil and Crop Department
Dr. Rod Moline,
Department of State Health Services
Stephanie Storrs,
Research Analyst with AgriLogic Consulting
Hemp Crop Insurance Program
Tuesday - October 22
  Mark Case 
with the International Hemp Market and Auction
Joseph Harris, 
Short Term and Long Term Production Strategies
Noel Garcia, TPS Lab
Avoiding Disaster - Soil Fertility & Plant     
Nutrition: Keys To A Successful Crop

For a limited number of tickets, 
TXHIA members may bring one guest by selecting the "free guest ticket".

Please supply guests name and select Vendors Speak free tickets* to attend the Sunday event.

*Vendors Speak" tickets are subject to event response and are free to All Events Attendees and to the Public for Balcony Seating..

Day registrations may open a week before event
depending on response.


There will be nominations for the East Texas Interim Regional Director.

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     -  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..

     -  Nominations for the  ETX TXHIA Regional Director will be requested for post meeting elections to be via electronic ballot with notice sent to Regional members' registered  emails..

Monday's Dinner and Social with
Live Music by Dale & Waylon
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Register for the FREE
Public Balcony Seating
of the Vendors Speak Event

Sunday, 1-6

Register for All Events
Register for Monday Only
Register for Dinner/Social
Register for Tuesday Only
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Apply to be a
Vendor, Sponsor or Speaker
Current registration is for
All Events for TXHIA Member plus one pricing is for limited tickets -
Register early to secure your pricing and seat!

Sunday, October 20
Vendors Speak
1:00 - 6:00
Depending on response, there may be an opportunity for 20 minute speaker slots to educate attendees on Vendor's products or services. 
Free for All Events Attendees. and Free Public Balcony Seating!

Attendees will be notified by email and on this website if event makes
- be watching!
Monday, October 21
Legislation, Compliance,  Application for Hemp, etc.
Hasskarl Auditorium
8:00 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 4:30 Speakers
Lunch in upstairs ballroom.
$75 TXHIA Member + 1 guest
(limited tickets available)
$85 Non TXHIA Member when open

Dinner and Social
7:00 - 10:00 
$75 TXHIA Member + 1 guest
$85 Non TXHIA Member when open
Tuesday, October 22
Marketing, Growing, Processing, and Manufacturing Hemp

Hasskarl Auditorium
8:00 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 5:00 Speakers and Lunch
$75 TXHIA member + 1 guest
$85 Non TXHIA Member when open

* Day tickets are dependent upon availability 1 week before event.
Tentative Agenda

CBD Vendor Tables are Full.

Only Farming Services Vendor Tables Are Available.


For Vendors / Sponsors / Speakers

Information Page and Applications

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When someone asks,
"What does the Texas Hemp Industries Association do?

TXHIA Executive Director,
Sheila Hemphill, testified before the October 3, 2019 Texas Department State Health Services (DSHS) hearing regarding HB 1325 - Texas Hemp Legislation.

Presented as the:

-  The TXHIA Executive Director- presenting the HIA report to the FDA,  stating that by state law, hemp is unadulterated as food and supplement and to protect our farmer's rights to marketing and production of hemp to put Texas hemp on Texas shelves.

-   As Owner of Help Yourself Wellness Shop -

Personal experience of individuals overcoming mental and physical conditions,

-   As a registered lobbyist with Texas Right To Know -

Advocating for hemp legislation, functional medicine and integrative medicine to address the current state of the Texas healthcare system, that Texas ranks 49th in Prevention and Treatment and 51st in Affordability and Access by the 2019 Commonwealth Fund's  Scorecard on State Health System Performance.