Welcome to the National Hemp Association’s In Conversation Series where we highlight our business members and affiliates. 

In this installment, NHA Executive Director, Anna Chanthavongseng, interviews Duane Shugars of  i-Hemp Katalyst , a digital platform to bridge the gap between farmers, processors, manufacturers, and suppliers!

A Central Hub for Industrial Hemp Supply Chain

Ever wondered how a Department of Defense programmer ended up revolutionizing the industrial hemp supply chain? Get the scoop on the brain behind i-Hemp Katalyst, and how they cooked up a digital solution for farmers, processors, manufacturers, and suppliers to easily connect. From farmer data input to a super-smooth info flow for processors and makers, find out how transparency and blockchain team up in one central hub to supercharge the industrial hemp industry!