We are looking to build a collective of like minded entities and individuals to help promote hemp as a way to support American farmers, businesses and to build local, sustainable supply chains. Be one of the first to join the movement to unleash the promise of hemp!
As part of our ongoing mission to inform and educate the Hemp Bio-sustainability Community, the National Hemp Association is proud to present our newest entry in our ongoing webinar series; Green Energy: The Hemp Revolution.
With hemp quickly growing and becoming a largely traded commodity in many industries, you might find yourself wondering if there are some options that will stand the test of time the best. After studying multiple markets and our own processes and goals- we strengthened our focus and are reaching out to encourage you to branch out and explore some of the industries that need hemp, will want hemp, and how you can build the right partnerships from the start.
Special guest presenter Clayton Turner, founder of HPLC LLC, is a community member with many years of industry experience as an expert in industrial extraction, facilities compliance, formulation, import, method development, site safety, and licensing.
Members can view the first installment here!
ON DEMAND WEBINARS
We are pleased to present this educational webinar series to our members! We’ve gathered experts to present you the information you need to know to get started in the industry. Topics include:
- CBD Cultivation Best Practices
- Fiber and Grain Cultivation Best Practice
- Selecting Genetics
- How to Read a Certificate of Analysis
- Understanding THC Testing
- CBD Extraction Methods
- Taking Products to Market
- And More!
You must be logged in to view the full length videos but here is a taste!
US Senate Ag Committee Hearing July, 2019
Panel Discussion with USDA – May 2019
Watch our Panel Discussion with USDA Under Secretary Greg Ibach, Assistant Counsel to NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo, Axel Bernabe, NHA Chairman Geoff Whaling; Moderated by Executive Director Erica Stark at the May 2019 CWCBExpo in NY.
Our membership includes farmers, entrepreneurs, processors, manufacturers, researchers, investors, organizations and businesses of all sizes who have entered the emerging hemp industry.
Volunteers receive a free individual membership, which gives access to the membership directory, resources for hemp legislation, state affiliate opportunities and more. Plus, stay connected with companies and experts that are already established in the industry.
The National Hemp Association is a non-profit organization. With your help, we can help fulfill our mission of supporting all aspects of the hemp industry, educating people about the uses for hemp, and making industrial hemp legal at the federal level.
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The History of Hemp With the Founding Fathers drafting the Constitution directly on hemp paper, it’s apparent that the utilization of industrial hemp isn’t new. In fact, using the hemp stalk’s fibers for building materials and other industrial uses has...read more
Potential sources of contamination: cultivation and growing The first installment of this series gave an overview of why testing cannabis and hemp for heavy metal contaminants is so important and how the pharmaceutical industry can play a critical role in...read more
Introduction The cannabis and hemp industry is moving at such an alarming rate that the analytical testing community is struggling to keep up with it. It’s estimated that the demand for medicinal and adult recreational cannabis-based products, containing...read more
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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~Nelson Mandela
Much work still needs to be done with the general public, farmers and our elected officials about the nutritional, industrial, environmental and medicinal benefits of hemp. As laws change, research is conducted and commercialization begins, sharing information will be vital to ensure the hemp industry thrives. NHA is committed to advancing this awareness and knowledge.
NHA’s main priority is the passage of comprehensive hemp legislation on a federal level. We also are here to help individual states with their hemp legislation. Stay tuned for important updates of how you can help pass HR3550, The 2017 Industrial Hemp Act!
Hemp has the potential to bring prosperity to many segments of our society. Not only will it be a new cash and rotational crop for farmers, the possibilities for manufacturing are virtuously endless. Not only can hemp make thousands of products, hemp can be used to makes thousands of products, better, stronger and more sustainable. Now is the time to start think about how hemp can be incorporated into your business plan. If you have an existing hemp business, an NHA business level membership is a great way to not only support our efforts but to promote your business tp thousands of hemp enthusiasts!
HEMP IS NOT MARIJUANA
One of the biggest misconceptions is believing that industrial hemp is the same thing as marijuana.
The two plants are the same species, but are more like first cousins and NOT identical twins.
“Hemp Can Save The Planet!”
Hemp is the most versatile plant on earth.
It can be used for food, medicine, biofuel, compostable plastics, building materials and more.
It is time for the full legalization of industrial hemp at the federal level.
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