Adams State to host SLV Hemp Symposium Nov. 5

(10-12-2016)

The San Luis Valley Hemp Symposium will explore many aspects of the plant's benefits and potential, Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Adams State University Student Union Building. Admission is $10, with children 12 and under free.

"Hemp is a viable resource that can be used to produce thousands of products. It also has vast potential for creating a positive change on our environment, our economy, and our personal health," said symposium organizer Morris Beegle, of Colorado Hemp Company.

The symposium will present "Let's Talk Hemp" sessions including educational panels and presentations on various aspects of industrial and nutritional hemp. In addition, an exhibitor expo will provide a wide assortment of hemp-related products and services that demonstrate the many benefits of hemp.

Panel members and presenters scheduled to date include:

  • Dr. Beverlee J. McClure - Adams State University
  • Mike Bowman - National Hemp Association
  • Ryan Loflin - Rocky Mountain Hemp
  • Tim Gordon - CBDRx
  • Dennis Bravarone - Hoban Law Firm
  • Brandon Pitcher - Blue Circle Development
  • Dani Fontaine Billings - Nature's Root
  • Preston Whitfield - CBDRx
  • Morris Beegle - Colorado Hemp Company
  • Caren Kershner - Colorado Industrial Hemp Coalition
  • David Bush - Industrial Hemp Research Foundation
  • Rick Trojan - Hemp Road Trip, Colorado Cultivars
  • Bill Billings - Colorado Hemp Project
  • Quinatzin De La Torre - Bluebird Botanicals
  • Michael Bright - The Hemp Connoisseur Magazine
  • Matt Brewer - Chimney Rock Farms
  • Ari Sherman - Evo Hemp
  • Ed Lehrburger - PureHemp Technology
  • John Wade - Aurum Labs
  • John Lupien - Bastcore
Event sponsors and exhibitors include:
  • Adams State University
  • Colorado Hemp Company
  • NoCo Hemp Expo
  • CBDRx
  • Bluebird Botanicals
  • Colorado Hemp Project
  • The Hemp Road Trip
  • Industrial Hemp Research Foundation
  • Colorado Industrial Hemp Coalition
  • David Bush Law Firm
  • Nature's Root
  • Tree Free Hemp
  • Blue Circle Development
  • Hoban Law Firm
  • Loveland Hemp Company
  • Hemp Way Foods
  • Evo Hemp
  • Aurum Labs

The Alamosa Best Western is offering special rates to symposium participants. Call (719) 589-2567 to make a reservation, and ask for the SLV Hemp rate.

Email for more information on attending the symposium or becoming a sponsor exhibitor.