Harvesting Hemp Seminar

The County of Barrhead, in conjunction with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, will be conducting a seminar on producer and business opportunities for hemp production. The event will take place Thursday, November 30 at the Glenreagh Hall on 60001 Range Road 35 (just off Hwy 33 North). This free event will run from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

Those who attend this informative seminar will Learn valuable information first-hand from hemp production experts. The event will cover topics such as how to grow hemp and bring hemp from seed to sale; Legislative changes and ease of applications; different markets for hemp seed and fibre; and business opportunities emerging within this growth sector.

Please register for this event by calling 780.674.3331 prior to November 24.

Agenda

Lori-Jo Graham, M.E.Des.: Program Lead for Biomaterials, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

Byron James, Bsc, P.Ag - Supervisor, Hemp Research Farm and Pilot Facility, InnoTech Alberta

TEC Edmonton: Supply Chain & Investment Attraction

Chris Boudreault, Trivisions: Producer Contracts & Cooperatives

Dion Lefebvre, 8th Fire Innovations: Hempcrete Building

 

About the County

Lac Ste. Anne County is a governing body in central Alberta, Canada. Its administrative office is located at 56521, Range Road 65, Lac Ste. Anne County, near the Hamlet of Sangudo — about an hour's drive west of Edmonton. Founded in 1944, Lac Ste. Anne County's namesake comes from its largest and most historically significant body of water, Lac Ste. Anne. // MORE

Contact Information

  Box 219, Sangudo AB T0E 2A0
 lsac (@) lsac.ca
 1-866-880-5722
 (780) 785-3411
 (780) 785-2359