Hemp College

Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach
909 N. Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR 97217

Feb. 26, 2020


Please join us for Farm Journal Hemp College. During this one-day event, our experts will discuss the best agronomic practices for hemp production and will also touch upon marketing, legal considerations and policy news. 

Sessions will address:

  • How to source high-quality seed
  • Hemp nutrient needs from A to Z
  • Pest, weed and disease management
  • In-season management and harvest practices
  • Steps to developing a marketing plan
  • Legal considerations for hemp production


                                                                                    Early Bird Price                    Standard Pricing
                                                                             (good through 2/12/20)               (after 2/13/20)
Farmer/Retailer/Agronomist Rate:                                  $169                                       $199
Education/Extension/Government Rate:                      $219                                       $269
Agribusiness/Investor Rate:                                             $499                                       $549


If you are a U.S. Hemp Growers Association Member, please enter the code “USHGA” at registration.
All registration using this promo code will be verified with the U.S. Hemp Growers membership database.  If you are not yet a member, click here to join


Tentative Agenda

*Tentative Schedule. Speaker and topic announcements coming soon.

7:45 - 8:00 AM                           Welcome

8:00 - 8:30 AM                           The New Era For Hemp
                                                     Michael Bowman

8:30 - 9:30 AM                           How to Grow Hemp: A Farmer's Perspective
                                                     Dion Oakes, Farmer Monte Vista, Colorado

9:30 - 10:00 AM                         The Legal Outlook For Hemp In 2020
                                                     Jesse Mondry, Attorney, Harris Bricken                                             

10:00 - 10:30 AM                       Break

10:30 - 11:30 AM                        Hemp Seed Genetics, Evaluation & Selection    
                                                    Global Hemp Innovation Center                                                                                         

11:30 - Noon                              The Top 5 Things To Evaluate When Selecting A Processor                                                

12:00- 1:15 PM                           Lunch and Panel Discussion
                                                    The 10 Questions Farmers Ask Most                                               

1:15 - 2:15 PM                             Growing For CBD And Beyond: Future Applications Of Hemp 
                                                     Adrienne Snow of Western States Hemp

2:15 - 3:00 PM                            Addressing Hemp’s Nutrient Needs                                                  

3:00 - 3:30 PM                           Bringing It All Together In The Field
                                                     Joe Frey, Western States Hemp             

3:30 - 4:00 PM                           All Speaker Panel