We dive in head first taking on tough topics in the industrial hemp industry. Hemp is not easy and we walk farmers through all the pitfalls of growing it. If you are interested in growing hemp then you need this show!
"The Breaking Food Chain" What you Need to Know Today!
Michelle Klieger is the founder of Stratagerm Consulting, an agricultural and business consulting firm. She has worked in the food and agriculture sector for over a decade. As an economist and a business consultant, she works with specialty meat companies, the global seed industry, vertical farmers, and organic livestock and grain companies. Her work has taken her around the world, helping industry leaders manage and grow their global businesses. Michelle has spoken at workshops, meetings, and conferences in the United States, Asia, and South America, wrote The Demise of Free Trade and has been published in over two dozen publications. She holds a Masters in Agriculture Economics from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
"Food Origin Labeling" Why is The Cattle Market is so Dysfunctional Today?
Bill Bullard joined R-CALF USA as the organization’s first Chief Executive Officer at national headquarters in Billings, Mont., on April 9, 2001.
Bullard, formerly a cow/calf rancher in Perkins County, S.D., served as the Executive Director of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission from 1995-2001. He has a B.S. in Political Science from Black Hills State University and completed a year of graduate studies at the University of South Dakota.
Bullard and his wife Jeanne have three children: Cameron, Candace, and Callie.
"The Industrial Hemp Fiber Market" What is it?
Mechanical Engineer who has been in the natural material space for 7 years Experience in material characterization, material processing, value-add material development, end-use applications Left Sunstrand two years ago to pursue other industry interests and projects Experience working with bamboo, flax, kenaf, and hemp in applications including textiles, non-wovens, wood composites, fiber composites, and paper Mr. Flaherty currently runs PJF Design pfdesignlab.com where he helps clients develop new and innovative bio-materials and products and assists with the required processing equipment to do so. Currently represents Tatham equipment, an industrial scale decortication line.
The Collapsing Food Chain and What it Means to YOU!
Food Slain : Host, Michele Thorne Bio
Michele has spent decades preparing healthy food as a chef, growing healthy food as a permaculture farmer, and teaching people how to prepare food in a way that supports the overall health of the body as a wellness educator, and she stays engaged in sustainable best practices that support the health of our environment and economy thanks to an MBA in Sustainable Business. She is the creator and host of the podcast Food Slain that digs deep into the food supply chain and its impacts on our health and wellbeing, our economy and our environment. Visit foodslain.com for more info.
Industrial Hemp Crop Insurance and What you Need to Know!
My name is Ted Lung, I am the Business Development Manager for Diversified Crop Insurance Services and have over 30 years experience in the crop insurance industry.
Crop insurance is my passion, I thoroughly enjoy working with Farmers and Agents alike. I also spend a great deal of my time in Washington DC educating and advocating for a strong Federal Crop Insurance Program.
National Hemp Insurance Agency
We are a nationwide crop insurance agency licensed in 48 states specializing in insurance based risk management solutions for the industrial hemp grower. We also sell and service all other lines of crop insurance. Our NHIA affiliate agent network is continually expanding throughout the US. NHIA started in 2019 aiming to fill the need of a crop insurance specialist in the hemp industry.
We are passionate advocates for agriculture and the hemp crop. By combining the best of crop insurance products, farmers can manage their risk, enhance their wealth, and improve their quality of life.
Jared Lung Agent Introduction
My name is Jared Lung and I own and operate National Hemp Insurance Agency. I'm a crop insurance agent licensed in all lower 48 states. I received my Bachelors of Science degree from Evangel University. While growing up in the crop insurance industry, I worked summers at my dad’s crop insurance business along with other extended family members.
Andrew Bish from Bish Enterprises talks Hemp Harvest Equipment
WHO WE ARE
Hemp Harvest Works was founded by Andrew Bish of Bish Enterprises, of Giltner, NE, in December of 2017 and operates in affiliation with Bish Enterprises. Hemp Harvest Works organized to help solve the mechanical needs of today’s hemp producers by providing both mass market machines and custom equipment for growing and/or harvesting hemp.
WHAT WE DO
Hemp Harvest Works is a design, engineering, research, and sales firm that offers large, medium, and smaller scale machines designed to reduce the overall cost of production. In addition to offering machines, we work to connect growers with custom harvesters capable of delivering above average results and provide consulting services for growers and harvesters seeking quality information. If you need a machine for your hemp – we can help.
Hemp Harvest Works offers products from companies like Bish Enterprises, Checchi & Magli, Farmer’s Edge, PureHemp Technology, and many more. Whether you are looking for a transplanter to put your clones or seedlings in the ground, a SuperCrop Header or Hemp Handler to harvest your hemp, or a B.O.S.S. to process your hemp, Hemp Harvest Works can provide you the solution you need.
In addition to the equipment listed on our website, Hemp Harvest Works can provide you custom equipment as well. We have a team of engineers that can design and fabricate the equipment that you need to achieve your goals and objectives.