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Listening Session: What’s Next for Industrial Hemp
How will the federal hemp rule impact local growers? What about recent grant programs designed to encourage hemp production and sales in Pennsylvania? What other policies, investments, and efforts are needed to support and grow this industry?
In addition to these questions, panelists also addressed questions and comments from attendees.
Josh Leidhecker, Owner, Susquehanna Hemp Company
Andrea Ferich, Owner, Ironwood Forestry
Sarah Mitchell, Industrial Hemp Specialist, King’s Agriseeds
Phillip J. Stober, Division Chief for Economic Development, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Sara Nicholas, Policy Strategist, Pasa