The 6th annual Hemp/CBD Connex event runs Wednesday and Thursday at the Portland Expo Center. The event will include industry experts from Washington, Oregon and the USDA talking about the hemp industry now, and how that industry may evolve into the future. This year’s event will include over 30 sessions conducted by industrial professionals as well as government regulators.
“And [the sessions] cover the complete supply chain, from seed genetics to registration, to best practices, as far as processing methods, and then the big question, how do I get my crop, concentrate or product or sold?” said show organizer Michelle Grogan. “That seems to be the questions at this point.”
Grogan added leaders from the USDA will be in Portland allowing growers to get the most up-to-date information straight from “the horse’s mouth”.
Show organizer Mary Lou Burton added they wanted the two states to work together, so Washington growers did not experience the same problems and headaches Oregon growers reported last year.
“Oregon Department of Ag and Washington really wanted it to be the end of January because of all of the new rules and regulations that are kind of coming down. There were a lot of issues about testing last year, so we’re going to have labs there, just try to bring together a trusted network.”
The Connex event runs Wednesday and Thursday, and will feature over 100 exhibitors. Click Here to register. Enter the promo code REG20 to receive $20 off your tickets.
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