Meeting Notice: Industrial Hemp

BISMARCK, N.D. – A meeting on industrial hemp will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 15, in the Brynhild Haugland room, located on the ground floor of the State Capitol, 600 E. Blvd. Ave., Bismarck.



10:00 a.m.          Welcome – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring

10:30 a.m.          Hemp Agronomy – Jeff Kostuik, Director of Operations Central Canada,

                           US & International, Hemp Genetics International

11:30 a.m.          NDSU Research - Dr. Burton Johnson, Professor of Sunflower, Minor, and New Crop Production, NDSU

12:00 p.m.          Lunch Break (lunch on your own)

1:00 p.m.            Industrial Hemp Panel Discussion

                           Roger Gussiaas, President, Healthy Oilseeds, LLC

              Steve Sebesta, Deputy Commissioner, ND State Seed Department

              Clarence Laub (Grant County), 2016 & 2017 Pilot Producer

              Jamie Edwards (LaMoure County), 2016 & 2017 Pilot Producer

                         Chris Adams (Grand Forks County), 2017 Pilot Producer

2:00 p.m.         Adjournment (estimated)