Ryan Loflin of Rocky Mountain Hemp Inc in 2013 was the first Colorado farmer in 57 years to plant, successfully harvest, and process a commercial-scale industrial hemp crop in the United States. This accomplishment has been chronicled internationally in major news outlets such as The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, The Denver Post, The Guardian, LA Times, Yahoo news, etc.
Ryan is a fourth generation Colorado farmer who was raised on an alfalfa, corn, wheat and cattle production farm in Southeastern Colorado. After creating Rocky Mountain Hemp, Inc., (RMH) in 2013. Ryan recently returned to the family farm. The company is dedicated to leading efforts to legalize industrial hemp growth in the United States. Rocky Mountain Hemp continues to pursue the development of hemp seed genetics while perfecting the nuances of hemp farming in Colorado. RMH plans to build several hemp processing facilities in his hometown of Springfield Colorado.