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Industrial Hemp Informational Program is Oct. 30

HempAn industrial hemp Russell County growers learning event and informational program will be held Tuesday, October 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Dream Theater at 629 North Main in Russell.

Kansas is in a three-year research phase of the industrial hemp process.

This learning program will focus on the Kansas Department of Agriculture regulation process for growing, transporting and processing industrial hemp and the experience of a product specialist that has experienced harvesting industrial hemp.

This program is to assist in providing information for Russell County producers and land owners to learn more about the current industrial hemp industry potential in Kansas.

Dana Ladner, Compliance Education Coordinator at Kansas Department of Agriculture and Todd Davis, AGCO Hay and Harvesting Product Specialist, will present the informational program.

Theater concessions will be available to purchase throughout the evening.

The program is hosted by Russell County Economic Development and CVB.

Program Agenda:

  • Welcome and Logistical Overview
  • Overview of Kansas Industrial Hemp Research Bill
  • Overview of Kansas Rules and Regulations
  • Learnings from Industrial Hemp Harvesting


Russell County Economic Development and CVB

  • 331 East Wichita Ave, Russell, KS 67665
  • Phone: 785-483-4000
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Facebook: Russell County Kansas

(Information courtesy Russell County Eco Devo and CVB.)

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