Hemp Summit Monday, January 27th in Roseville

The University of Illinois Extension in partnership with American Hemp Research will be hosting an Industrial Hemp Processing Summit in Roseville. The Summit is being held Monday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Roseville Community Center. Extension Educator, Phillip Alberti will have a 2019 review of industrial hemp in Illinois. Security Savings Bank and Thompson Insurance will cover what you need to know about financing and crop insurance. American Hemp Research CEO, Andy Huston will cover the cultivation and harvest of this potential new cash crop for producers in Illinois. Phylos Bioscience will be on hand to present a cultivation overview, products and plant breeding, followed by Marquis Energy that will cover extraction. The cost of the event is $10 and will include a baked potato bar lunch.
Registration is required click here.

Hemp Summit Agenda
9:00- 9:15      Welcome and Introduction
Phillip Alberti and Andy Huston
9:15- 10:00    2019: A review
Phillip Alberti, University of Illinois Extension
10:00-10:30    Financing
Terri Ewing, Vice President/Ag Lending Manager Monmouth Security Savings Bank
10:30-11:00    Crop Insurance
Thompson Insurance, Raritan
11:00-12:00    Cultivation and Harvest
Andy Huston, American Hemp Research CEO
12:00-12:30    Lunch
12:30-2:00      Cultivation Overview, Products, and Plant Breeding
Phylos Biosciences
o   Henry Olson, Sr. Director of Sales
o   Sage Haegen, Technical Development Lead
2:00-2:30        Extraction
Marquis Energy
o    Drew Schlump, Director of Hemp Procurement
2:30-3:00        Production Panel