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iHemp Michigan Podcast

iHemp Michigan Podcast

By Dave Crabill, iHemp Michigan

iHemp Michigan is a member based organization committed to promoting industrial hemp from seed to sale. Our focus is influencing responsible and fair regulation, providing grower education, and enabling full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through Hemp... and it begins with the farmer.
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What's New in Hemp Construction
What's New in Hemp Construction
USHBA Region 7 Leader, Cody Ley, will be this week’s iHemp Hour featured guest. We will discuss updates from the US Hemp building association and the future of hemp in construction. 🌎 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause: https://ihempmichigan.com?utm=oc    🔊 Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows:  https://ihempmichigan.com/ihemp-hour-...  #iHempMichigan #iHempHour #hemp
56:56
November 11, 2022
Heavy-Handed Hemp Regulation with Michael Thue
Heavy-Handed Hemp Regulation with Michael Thue
iHemp Michigan board member, Michael Thue, joins us to talk about his recent experience. His farm was raided and crops confiscated. Hear from the source what is happening.
01:02:16
October 22, 2022
US Hemp Builders Association Updates with Henry Gage Jr
US Hemp Builders Association Updates with Henry Gage Jr
iHemp Michigan has been a major proponent of hemp for fiber and grain. While grain is taking longer with the research required, we just received great news on the fiber side!   Join us at noon EST on Thursday, Oct 6th, as we learn about the ICC decision from the president of the USHBA, Henry Gage, Jr.    Plus, we make plans to attend the Chicago Build show on Oct. 13-14 where hemp building materials will be on display.   You can be a part of the discussion by commenting on the live stream on Facebook, YouTube, or LinkedIn. The iHemp Hour will be recorded and available on our website along with over 100 other episodes that cover every aspect of hemp.
59:13
October 07, 2022
CBD with Dennis Dean of Lakeland Hemp
CBD with Dennis Dean of Lakeland Hemp
Lakeland is producing high-quality CBD Flower at scale and developed a process for bucking and drying to preserve the Cannabinoids and Terpenes. Learn about the state of the CBD Flower market and why it remains a viable business for Lakeland Hemp.   🌎  Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause: https://ihempmichigan.com?utm=oc    🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows:  https://ihempmichigan.com/ihemp-hour-industrial-hemp?utm=oc #iHempMichigan  #iHempHour #hemp
01:01:48
September 23, 2022
Global Hemp Fiber with Melissa Peterson
Global Hemp Fiber with Melissa Peterson
Global Fiber Processing is processing hemp fiber in Colorado. Melissa Petterson was in Michigan last week for the Essen Atlas hemp field day. We will learn about the developing market and how Michigan could play a role. Michigan offers the right climate as well as an established manufacturing base to supply hemp fiber for plastics, wood, packaging, insulation, building, textiles, and more. On this week’s iHemp Hour we visit with Melissa to learn what steps are needed to bring the processing facilities to Michigan.
56:31
September 02, 2022
Hemp Field Day 2022 by Essen Atlas
Hemp Field Day 2022 by Essen Atlas
Essen Atlas is a Michigan-based fiber company building the blueprint for hemp fiber processing operations that can be replicated throughout the state and beyond. Field Day 2022 Essen Atlas is inviting you to an informal field day to discuss the hemp fiber and seed industry as well as provide the community with insight into what we hope to see in Michigan’s future fiber, food, and fuel industries.
55:47
August 16, 2022
Hemp Grain as Animal Feed
Hemp Grain as Animal Feed
Special guest Andrew Bish, of Bish Enterprises, joins us as we discuss hemp feed regulation. Andrew is working with the Hemp Feed Coalition to bring about fair regulation for the use of hemp grain in animal feed. Learn more about the Hemp Feed Coalition and help their cause by joining https://hempfeedcoalition.org.
59:56
August 16, 2022
Building with Hemp
Building with Hemp
Kim Croes started her hempcrete company, FiberFort, in Detroit, Michigan with the hopes of making a positive impact on the earth. Currently a painter, she is making her transition into natural building practices. Kim started her training and education of hempcrete in January 2021 and is now certified for spray and hand-cast application by the companies Hempitecture and Americhanvre. FiberFort is set to start the first hempcrete house this July in Chelsea, Michigan. Alex Escher is the Director of Hemp Fiber Applications at Escher Design, Regional Leader of the US Hemp Building Association (USHBA), Founder of Hemp Hollow Processing, and member of ASTM D37.07. An entrepreneur with a keen eye for disruptive industries, he joined the Vermont-based architecture firm, Escher Design, to help develop cost-effective applications using hemp bio-composites. In 2017, the firm went on to build the first permitted hempcrete structure in Denver, Colorado. Currently, the firm has numerous hemp-based projects in several states including Vermont, Colorado, Missouri and New York. With the USHBA, Alex serves on the supply chain, certification, and education committees.
01:01:29
August 16, 2022
Regenerative Hemp Farming
Regenerative Hemp Farming
Robbin Pott, J.D., M.P.P. is the creator and co-founder of Pott Farms, L3C, a regenerative hemp company in Willis, Michigan. What does it mean to be regenerative? It means that our systems are designed to restore and sustain rather than deplete our resources, and that they are rooted in justice. For the past four years, Robbin has been practicing regenerative farming and learning about living soil while cultivating hemp naturally. She comes from a 20-year academic career as a child advocate and has designed the farm to also provide job opportunities for youth from disadvantaged backgrounds.
01:03:36
August 16, 2022
What is Regenerative Agriculture? iHemp Hour guest Robin Pott of Pott Farms
What is Regenerative Agriculture? iHemp Hour guest Robin Pott of Pott Farms
Robbin Pott of Pott Farms, L3C on this week's iHemp Hour! Robbin Pott, J.D., M.P.P. is the creator and co-founder of Pott Farms, L3C, a regenerative hemp company in Willis, Michigan. What does it mean to be regenerative? It means that our systems are designed to restore and sustain rather than deplete our resources, and that they are rooted in justice. For the past four years, Robbin has been practicing regenerative farming and learning about living soil while cultivating hemp naturally. Robbin comes from a 20-year academic career as a child advocate and has designed the farm to also provide job opportunities for youth from disadvantaged backgrounds.
01:03:36
July 18, 2022
European Hemp Fiber and Grain Seeds | iHemp Hour ft. Hana Gabrielová and Robin Destiche
European Hemp Fiber and Grain Seeds | iHemp Hour ft. Hana Gabrielová and Robin Destiche
Hana Gabrielová and Robin Destiche of KonopiUS will join us this week. Hana Gabrielová is a 20-year veteran within the hemp industry. In 2010 she founded Hempoint in Europe. Hempoint is involved in many parts of the supply chain – planting seed distribution, farming, harvesting, processing, manufacturing, and sales. In 2021 Hana co-founded konopiUS in the US. konopiUS distributes EU and OECD certified industrial hemp varieties to North American farmers. Hana provides invaluable experience and agronomic experience for the konopiUS team.  Robin is one of the co-founders of konopiUS which has locations in North Carolina and Tennessee. konopiUS distributes EU-certified industrial hemp varieties for fiber and grain. This year konopiUS sent farming seeds to 25 states and is working with a number of universities on research studies.   Join us on Facebook, YouTube, our website, or through Zoom!   ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~   This year’s Expo theme is “The Power of Hemp & Cannabis” and this year’s Expo will encompass all aspects of hemp and cannabis.   On Thursday, May 19th, there will be a pre-Expo networking event at the Radisson.    On Friday May 20th, we will focus on business-to-business activities and education.   On Saturday, May 21st, the Expo Hall opens with a free admission to the public as well as a variety of free educational content.   For more information about the Midwest iHemp Expo on May 20-21, 2022, you can visit the website at MidwestiHempExpo.com.
01:13:04
May 12, 2022
Canadian Hemp Fiber and Grain Seeds | iHemp Hour ft. Mark Lahti
Canadian Hemp Fiber and Grain Seeds | iHemp Hour ft. Mark Lahti
UniSeeds Inc. is a professional seed business that develops and distributes high-quality industrial hemp seed. We are farmers serving farmers, with a goal to improve life through plant genetics by working collaboratively with our peers to serve the agricultural market, increase hemp production and generate agronomic knowledge that maximizes productivity.  Join us on Facebook, YouTube, our website, or through Zoom! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~  This year’s Expo theme is “The Power of Hemp & Cannabis” and this year’s Expo will encompass all aspects of hemp and cannabis.  On Thursday May 19th, there will be a pre-Expo networking event at the Radisson.  On Friday May 20th, we will focus on business-to-business activities and education.   On Saturday, May 21st, the Expo Hall opens with a free admission to the public as well as a variety of free educational content.  For more information about the Midwest iHemp Expo on May 20-21, 2022, you can visit the website at MidwestiHempExpo.com.
01:03:23
May 05, 2022
Alternative options of homeopathic and holistic | iHemp Hour ft. Tonya Mora
Alternative options of homeopathic and holistic | iHemp Hour ft. Tonya Mora
Tonya Mora is a lifelong resident of Michigan other than her time spent in the United States Navy where she worked with the military police as well as taught sailing skills to midshipmen at the Naval Academy. After her honorable discharge, she attained the position of Corrections Officer with the Michigan State Department of Corrections. Upon leaving her state position in 2011 she developed an interest in essential oils through the loss of a friend’s mother and the inheritance of her books regarding this subject. This was near the same time in which Ms. Mora had begun working behind the scenes in the medical marijuana industry trimming plants, learning more about organic growing and the therapeutic benefits of cannabis oils. She began blending topical oils for use by herself and then family and friends with great success in achieving high levels of relief from a variety of ailments. Word of mouth spread and she started her company Sweed Dreams LLC in 2015.  Join us on Facebook, YouTube, our website, or through Zoom! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~  This year’s Expo theme is “The Power of Hemp & Cannabis” and this year’s Expo will encompass all aspects of hemp and cannabis.  On Thursday May 19th, there will be a pre-Expo networking event at the Radisson. On Friday May 20th, we will focus on business-to-business activities and education. On Saturday, May 21st, the Expo Hall opens with a free admission to the public as well as a variety of free educational content.  For more information about the Midwest iHemp Expo on May 20-21, 2022, you can visit the website at MidwestiHempExpo.com.
01:02:00
April 28, 2022
Talking Power in the Soil | iHemp Hour ft. Crop Scout Christie Apple
Talking Power in the Soil | iHemp Hour ft. Crop Scout Christie Apple
We are visiting with Crop Scout Christie Apple on this week’s iHemp Hour! Get the Dirt on Soil with this expert. Join us on Facebook, YouTube, our website, or through Zoom!  ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~  This year’s Expo theme is “The Power of Hemp & Cannabis” and this year’s Expo will encompass all aspects of hemp and cannabis. On Thursday, May 19th, there will be a pre-Expo networking event at the Radisson.  On Friday, May 20th, we will focus on business-to-business activities and education. On Saturday, May 21st, the Expo Hall opens with free admission to the public as well as a variety of free educational content.  For more information about the Midwest iHemp Expo on May 20-21, 2022, you can visit the website at MidwestiHempExpo.com.
01:00:53
April 21, 2022
Talking about Hemp-Lime | iHemp Hour ft Kim Croes and Rachel Berry
Talking about Hemp-Lime | iHemp Hour ft Kim Croes and Rachel Berry
We will be joined by Kim Croes and Rachel Berry to talk about the use of Hemp-Lime (hempcrete) in the building. Jacob Waddell of the USHBA will also provide an update on the recent ICC trials. Both Kim and Rachel have hands-on experience building with hemp. On Saturday, April 30th you can get your hands dirty in Hemp Lime at our demonstration as Roman Vyskocil helps us build a hemp dog house! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ This year’s Expo theme is “The Power of Hemp & Cannabis” and this year’s Expo will encompass all aspects of hemp and cannabis. On Friday May 20th, we will focus on business-to-business activities and education. On Saturday, May 21st, the Expo Hall opens with free admission to the public as well as a variety of free educational content. For more information about the Midwest iHemp Expo on May 20-21, 2022, you can visit the website at MidwestiHempExpo.com.
01:03:01
April 14, 2022
ABKO Labs | iHemp Hour ft. Josh Smith
ABKO Labs | iHemp Hour ft. Josh Smith
ABKO Labs is an ISO 17025 certified cannabis testing facility located in Warren, dedicated to providing its clients with accurate results in a prompt manner.  Its high-touch service and standards ensure its clients succeed from seed to sale. On the show, ABKO’s Lab Director, Josh Smith, has more than 15 years of experience in pharmaceutical R&D and highly regulated clinical fields. He has been running Hemp, CBD and Cannabis labs since 2018. Josh also sits on the method development committees of the ASTM and AOAC.
59:21
April 08, 2022
Financing the Industrial Hemp industry | iHemp Hour ft. Bob Moore
Financing the Industrial Hemp industry | iHemp Hour ft. Bob Moore
On this week's episode of the iHemp Hour, we speak with Bob Moore of https://bobmoorefinancing.com/ in Oklahoma. Bob is an avid fan of the hemp industry and is actively working with companies in the US and Canada. Learn about the unique challenges and what to avoid when financing your hemp business.
59:23
April 01, 2022
Homeland Hempcrete | iHemp Hour | ft. Matt Marino
Homeland Hempcrete | iHemp Hour | ft. Matt Marino
Founded the same year the US Farm Bill legalized the production of industrial hemp, Homeland Hempcrete entered the market utilizing the traditional cast-in-place build method.  After years of trial and error, Homeland Hempcrete decided there must be a more effective solution that will decrease install time and get more hempcrete to more customers.  The solution they have embraced is pre-made, pre-cured, high-quality modular hemp panels, which allow for consistent quality, customized design, variety of finishes, quick and easy install, and finishes can be applied immediately after installation.  Learn more about Homeland Hempcrete here: Homeland Hempcrete.
55:49
March 24, 2022
US Building Association | iHemp Hour ft. Jacob Waddell
US Building Association | iHemp Hour ft. Jacob Waddell
Jacob Waddell is the Interim Executive Director of the US Hemp Building Association. He has been working with the USHBA for two years.  Before this challenge, he has worked for a testing lab, as a musician, as an engineer and program manager in marine and automotive parts manufacturing companies, and as COO of Ology Essentials — a CBD cosmetics company.   Learn more about the USHBA here: USHBA.   ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~   This year’s Expo theme is “The Power of Hemp & Cannabis” and this year’s Expo will encompass all aspects of hemp and cannabis.   On Friday, May 20th, we will focus on business-to-business activities and education.   On Saturday, May 21st, the Expo hall opens with free admission to the public as well as a variety of free educational content.   For more information about the Midwest iHemp Expo on May 20-21, 2022, you can visit the website at MidwestiHempExpo.com.   Cooking with Hemp! Check out our many Hemp recipes that have been shared on the iHemp Hour.   Have a recipe you would like to share?  
57:43
March 18, 2022
The Power of Hemp & Cannabis | iHemp Hour ft. Andrew Brisbo
The Power of Hemp & Cannabis | iHemp Hour ft. Andrew Brisbo
Because of recent regulation changes in Michigan with the MRA becoming the Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA), and parts of the industrial hemp regulation being moved from MDARD to the CRA, we have Andrew Brisbo, the Executive Director of the MRA on this week’s iHemp Hour to answer questions about those recent changes. If you have questions you would like addressed by Director Brisbo, send them to info@ihempmichigan.com. Director Brisbo was appointed by Governor Whitmer to lead Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) in April 2019. In addition to overseeing licensing and regulation for the medical and adult-use marijuana industries in Michigan, the MRA also runs the state’s medical marijuana registry card program. MRA’s mission is to establish Michigan as the national model for a regulatory program that stimulates business growth while preserving safe consumer access to marijuana. Andrew has worked in licensing and regulation with the State of Michigan since 2004, including with the Michigan Gaming Control Board, Department of State, and occupational and health professional licensing. Andrew is also active in the Cannabis Regulators Association (CANNRA), a national organization of more than 40 US state and territorial regulatory agencies that provide policymakers and regulatory agencies with the resources to make informed decisions when considering how to approach the legalization and regulation of cannabis. He currently serves as CANNRA’s president, having been elected to the role in 2021. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ This year’s Expo theme is “The Power of Hemp & Cannabis” and this year’s Expo will encompass all aspects of hemp and cannabis. On Friday, May 20th, we will focus on business-to-business activities and education. On Saturday, May 21st, the Expo hall opens with free admission to the public as well as a variety of free educational content. For more information about the Midwest iHemp Expo on May 20-21, 2022, you can visit the website at MidwestiHempExpo.com.
55:52
March 11, 2022
Americans for Safe Access | iHemp hour ft. Brandy Zink
Americans for Safe Access | iHemp hour ft. Brandy Zink
Because of recent regulation changes in Michigan, we have asked Americans for Safe Access to join us at this year’s Expo. The mission of Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is to ensure safe and legal access to cannabis (marijuana) for therapeutic use and research.  This year’s Expo theme is “The Power of Hemp & Cannabis” and this year’s Expo will encompass all aspects of hemp and cannabis.  On Friday, May 20th, we will focus on business-to-business activities and education.  On Saturday, May 21st, the Expo hall opens with free admission to the public as well as a variety of free educational content.  Brandy Zink is a Cannabis Activist – AND a medical cannabis patient advocate AND an educator. She has served as the former Executive Director of both the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association and the Ohio Patient Action Network.  She has worked closely with Americans for Safe Access, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, and other cannabis organizations since 2000.  Today, Brandy continues to work to protect patient rights through organizing the ASA, Michigan Chapter. Politically Active for a myriad of social justice issues, she has cultivated positive relationships with community leaders, professionals, legislators, their staff, and other influential policymakers at all levels.  You can learn more about Americans for Safe Access here: ASA.
01:04:31
March 04, 2022
The Future of Hemp Grain | iHemp Hour ft. Jeff Kostuik
The Future of Hemp Grain | iHemp Hour ft. Jeff Kostuik
Jeff is known for his ‘real-life experience in the field as a pedigreed Hemp seed grower and having a strong applied research background providing benchmarks in the hemp industry. Jeff has assisted in the success of producers, Industry, and colleagues in the burgeoning hemp industry over the last 23 years.  Jeff studied Agriculture at the University of Manitoba and in 2012 obtained a BGS from Athabasca University where he graduated with distinction. He is a Certified Crop Advisor and is a member of the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists. Jeff is the Chair of the National Hemp variety Testing committee with the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance, and also the chair of the Seed and Grain Committee, with the Hemp Industries Association in America.
01:02:59
February 17, 2022
COVID and Cannabinoids | iHemp Hour ft. Annie Rouse of OP Innovates
COVID and Cannabinoids | iHemp Hour ft. Annie Rouse of OP Innovates
Annie Rouse is co-founder and COO of OP Innovates, innovative formulations and sustainable manufacturing company offering improved bioavailability through its patent-pending organic delivery system, Naturia+™.  OP Innovates offers Naturia+ in bulk and private/white label services and through its brands including Hemp Mellow, Overcome, and Anavii Relief.  Annie wrote and produced the podcast series “Anslinger: The untold cannabis conspiracy” and is on the Board of Directors of Friends of Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association. She has an MBA and Masters's in international environmental policy.  To explore more about Annie and her journey visit her blog, Think Hempy Thoughts.
59:50
February 10, 2022
How Carbon Programs Operate | iHemp Hour ft. Seth Boone and Alex Meleshko of PanXchange
How Carbon Programs Operate | iHemp Hour ft. Seth Boone and Alex Meleshko of PanXchange
Carbon credits are rapidly developing in the US, and hemp and other specialty crops are especially suited for the challenge of sequestering carbon in US soils.  PanXchange’s carbon program is farmer-friendly and uniquely suited for hemp carbon credits. They aim to educate hemp participants about how carbon programs operate and inform the world that they are already working with hemp industry leaders and ready for more!  Follow PanXchange here: PanXchange.
01:10:36
February 03, 2022
The Hemp Industries Association | iHemp Hour ft. Jody McGinnes
The Hemp Industries Association | iHemp Hour ft. Jody McGinnes
Jody has worked for membership nonprofits for more than 20 years, helping organizations to transform in order to better serve their members and their missions.  He is passionate about the potential for hemp to bring value to rural communities, help heal the planet, and open opportunities to underserved communities. Follow The Hemp Industries Association here: HIA.
48:56
January 27, 2022
Ihemp Hour News Update | January 27 , 2022
Ihemp Hour News Update | January 27 , 2022
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers, and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
11:41
January 27, 2022
Scott Colville Crop Insurance | iHemp ft. Scott Colville and Eric Colville
Scott Colville Crop Insurance | iHemp ft. Scott Colville and Eric Colville
Scott Colville Crop Insurance’s mission is the same today as when Jim Colville started back in 1967: To help farmers sleep better, regardless of what nature throws their way.  The Colville family has been insuring crops for small to medium farmers in the Midwest region since 1967. The level of personal customer service the Colville family built its business on continues to be their number one priority. They will happily come to your home or farm to discuss your insurance needs in detail and design a custom insurance plan that gets you the highest net crop insurance revenue possible.  Scott Colville Crop Insurance works with insurance providers that have over 400 years of combined experience in insuring crops for U.S. farmers. They are currently licensed in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Texas, Tennessee, California, and Florida.  Follow Scott Colville Crop Insurance here: Colville Crop.
47:10
January 20, 2022
Ihemp Hour News Update | January 20, 2022
Ihemp Hour News Update | January 20, 2022
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers, and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
13:58
January 20, 2022
Creating a Reliable Supply Chain of Carbon-Negative Hemp Materials | iHemp Hour ft. Tim Almond and Eric Austermann
Creating a Reliable Supply Chain of Carbon-Negative Hemp Materials | iHemp Hour ft. Tim Almond and Eric Austermann
Heartland Industries is a biotech company that engineers hemp fibers as additives to plastics. Heartland’s hemp additives make plastics stronger, lighter, cheaper, and more sustainable.  The Heartland team focuses on creating a reliable supply chain of carbon-negative hemp materials that can be leveraged by manufacturers across market sectors.  Almost everything that can be seen or touched is made from plastic, rubber, foam, wood, paper, ceramic, and building materials.  Follow Heartland here: Heartland Industries.  Join us in the Zoom webinar for live Q&A and networking.  Also available live-streamed on FB, YouTube, and ihempmichigan.com.
44:13
January 13, 2022
Ihemp Hour News Update | January 13, 2022
Ihemp Hour News Update | January 13, 2022
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers, and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
09:19
January 13, 2022
The Results of Varietal Trials | iHemp Hour ft. James DeDecker, PhD and Phillip Alberti
The Results of Varietal Trials | iHemp Hour ft. James DeDecker, PhD and Phillip Alberti
James DeDecker, PhD is the Director of the MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, Michigan and a Specialist in the MSU Extension Community, Food and Environment Institute. He earned a BS in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, as well as MS and PhD degrees in Crop Sciences from the University of Illinois. James specializes in soil health and fertility, integrated pest management and the human dimensions of agriculture.  Phillip Alberti is a commercial agriculture educator with University of Illinois Extension. Phillip works in commercial crop production, assisting growers and producers by providing resources and consultations for production of row crops. His areas of focus include hemp production, soil fertility, and row crop production.  Join us in the Zoom webinar for live Q&A and networking.
01:14:51
January 06, 2022
Ihemp Hour News Update | January 6, 2022
Ihemp Hour News Update | January 6, 2022
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
08:02
January 06, 2022
Cannabinoid Potency Assay Method | iHemp hour ft. Vanessa Snyder and Grace Bandong of Eurofins
Cannabinoid Potency Assay Method | iHemp hour ft. Vanessa Snyder and Grace Bandong of Eurofins
Eurofins scientists are leading global experts in hemp and CBD analysis and verification. Eurofins developed the first globally recognized (AOAC) method for testing the potency of hemp.  Eurofins scientific teams collaborate to develop innovative, customizable testing solutions to ensure that you deliver the safest, highest quality hemp and CBD products to market.  They’ve got you covered! They will partner with you from the ground where your products originate to the manufacturers who produce them to the brands that deliver them to health-conscious consumers around the globe. Eurofins is your testing expert to ensure quality, safety, and integrity through every step of the process.
54:38
December 30, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | December 30, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | December 30, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
08:20
December 30, 2021
The Grain and Fiber Side of the Industry | iHemp Hour ft. Eric Hurlock
The Grain and Fiber Side of the Industry | iHemp Hour ft. Eric Hurlock
Eric produces the Lancaster Farming Industrial Hemp Podcast.  Join us as he shares stories about his summertime travels around the country visiting hemp folks on the grain and fiber side of the industry.
59:23
December 09, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | December 2, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | December 2, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
04:16
December 09, 2021
The Good Works of Icon Processors | iHemp Hour ft. Dr. Fabio Rodi & Cristina Cecchetti
The Good Works of Icon Processors | iHemp Hour ft. Dr. Fabio Rodi & Cristina Cecchetti
Icon Processors was founded by Dr. Fabio Rodi after years of first hand experience in witnessing the wellness benefits of all natural plant derivatives, in particular CBD from hemp. Free from many of the side effects of common pharmaceuticals, CBD and other cannabinoids present in hemp offered viable alternatives.  Almost a decade ago, Dr. Fabio decided it was his calling to become a pioneer in producing cannabinoid-based products from hemp and thus helped the industry grow into the now soon to be over $21B industry that it is today.  Icon, with product and R&D facilities in MI, VT, and MA, has since become a major producer of CBD-based consumer products through three successful targeted brands and white label partners.  Join us on the iHemp Hour as we learn about the good works of Icon Processors! Learn more about Icon Processors at https://www.iconprocessors.com/.
59:09
December 02, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | December 2, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | December 2, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
03:42
December 02, 2021
CBD Store of Michigan | iHemp hour ft Rod Glupker
CBD Store of Michigan | iHemp hour ft Rod Glupker
Rod Glupker owns and operates the CBD Store of Michigan in Fremont, Michigan. The store carries over 60 brands of CBD, most of them grown and manufactured in Michigan, with over 200 different products.   CBD Store of Michigan is located at 37 East Main Street, Fremont, Michigan and is also on the web at https://www.cbdstoremi.com/#/, with its own brand, Blue Lake CBD — it’s Doctor formulated and offers great margins, no MOQ, free shipping, with expiration buy back, and more.   Please join us on the iHemp Hour as we learn more about Rod Glupker and his very own CBD Store of Michigan! 
47:39
November 18, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | November 18, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | November 18, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
06:21
November 18, 2021
The Hero Project | iHemp Hour ft. Anton Harb, Jr. and Rob Robar
The Hero Project | iHemp Hour ft. Anton Harb, Jr. and Rob Robar
Mike Brennan has many talents, one of them being the President of the Hero Project Board of Directors.   Anton Harb Jr., a disabled Iraqi War Veteran, is the face of HeroProjectUSA.org. Anton is a retired Army artillery officer who used cannabis to cope with his PTSD and still does. He also is a caregiver. Anton will talk about what Veterans deal with not only with mental and physical disabilities, but also lack of adequate housing, unemployment and more.   Rob Robar is the founder of TheHelpingFriendlySalve.Com company, a CBD and smokable hemp distributor to 1500 clients nationwide. He has developed a line of Hero full spectrum gummies he describes as giving customers a “warm hug.” Rob is the first hemp distributor who has partnered with Hero Project.   Please join us on the iHemp Hour as we learn more about the Hero Project!
55:16
November 11, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | November 11, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | November 11, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
07:31
November 11, 2021
Hemp Economics | iHemp Hour ft Beau Whitney
Hemp Economics | iHemp Hour ft Beau Whitney
Beau Whitney is the Founder and Chief Economist at Whitney Economics, a global leader in cannabis and hemp business consulting, data, and economic research.   Whitney Economics, LLC is based in Portland, Oregon.   Serving an international clientele, Beau is considered one of the leading cannabis economists in the U.S. and globally.    His applications of economic principles to create actionable operational and policy recommendations have been recognized by governments and throughout the economic, investment, business communities.   Beau has provided policy recommendations at the state, national and international levels and is considered an authority on cannabis economics and the supply chain.  Join us on the iHemp Hour as we learn about hemp economics from Beau Whitney!
49:35
November 04, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | November 4, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | November 4, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
13:22
November 04, 2021
Good Works of Hemp Harvest Works and Bish Enterprises | iHemp Hour ft Andrew Bish and Keren Gutierrez
Good Works of Hemp Harvest Works and Bish Enterprises | iHemp Hour ft Andrew Bish and Keren Gutierrez
Andrew Bish is the Founder and CEO of Hemp Harvest Works and COO of Bish Enterprises, based out of Giltner, Nebraska.  Keren Gutierrez is the Account Sales Executive for Bish Enterprises.  Bish Enterprises is a third-generation harvest equipment manufacturer, founded in 1976. Bish Enterprises is known worldwide for combining header adapters, innovative design, custom engineering, and research technology.  Hemp Harvest Works is a machinery sales business focused on bringing a complete line of equipment and ancillary solutions to hemp producers and processors.  Andrew’s service philosophy founded the mission of the Nebraska Hemp Industries Association. As President, his vision is to increase awareness and increase opportunities for hemp farmers, processors, manufacturers, and retailers through advocacy, education, partnerships, and leadership development.  In addition to the day-to-day operations, Andrew also serves as Director of the Colorado Hemp Industries Association, Vice President of the Hemp Feed Coalition, and Director of the Standing Committee of Hemp Organizations. Andrew is reaching industries and influencers across the world to develop leadership and advocacy in hemp harvest works.  Since 2015, Andrew has welcomed others to join his focus, to identify and resolve the many issues currently facing hemp harvesting and processing, while continuing to develop solutions for the other commodities that create greater sustainable agriculture.  Join us on the iHemp Hour as we learn about the good works of Hemp Harvest Works and Bish Enterprises!
52:10
October 28, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | October 28, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | October 28, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
08:42
October 28, 2021
Hemp Innovation Challenge 2.0 | iHemp Hour ft John Porterfield & Chuck Vollmer
Hemp Innovation Challenge 2.0 | iHemp Hour ft John Porterfield & Chuck Vollmer
The Hemp Innovation Challenge is an innovation competition designed to accelerate the best future of hemp innovation on earth and beyond by supporting hemp entrepreneurs, students, and others who are launching the world’s most disruptive hemp innovations for people, profit, and the planet.  Prizes will be awarded for ideas connected to technology, software, and services driving growth and innovation into food, fuel, medicine, health, textiles, fiber, waste, and sustainable development as a few examples.  In addition to media exposure and cash prizes, winners receive strategic feedback about their innovation, business model, and go-to-market strategy.  Finalists will network with C-level executives, investors, and mentors to help launch their innovations.   Join us on the iHemp Hour as we learn more about Hemp Innovation Challenge 2.0!
54:24
October 21, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | October 21, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | October 21, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
10:14
October 21, 2021
North Dakota's First Hemp Testing Laboratories | iHemp Hour ft Kia Mikesh
North Dakota's First Hemp Testing Laboratories | iHemp Hour ft Kia Mikesh
Leveraging her deep industry knowledge of Federal regulations, testing operations, and software innovation, Kia Mikesh helped establish Adams Independent Testing as one of the first hemp testing laboratories in the state of North Dakota.  Under her guidance, AIT has emerged as a fast, reliable third-party hemp testing facility, earning the trust of customers across the United States.  Kia also serves as Vice President of North Dakota Grain Inspection, Project Manager of AdamsNet, and Vice President of the American Association of Grain Inspection & Weighing Agencies.  Join us on the iHemp Hour as we talk with Kia Mikesh!
51:58
October 14, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | October 14, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | October 14, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
12:24
October 14, 2021
The ABCs of CBD | iHemp hour ft Shira Adler
The ABCs of CBD | iHemp hour ft Shira Adler
Shira Adler — called the “voice of our time” is a highly-vetted speaker, educator, and renowned author of “The ABCs of CBD: The Essential Guide” (hailed as the “industry bible” and which has sold more than 15,000 copies). Shira is a media wellness personality and an early Pioneer in the integrative wellness space, recognized for having created a first-in-class product series – her Aromatherapy Synergy Sprays – and remains passionately dedicated to “modern alchemy” blending ancient plant-based wisdom with cutting edge science.  Shira started her company, now called Synergy by Shira Adler, in 2011, because she understood the gaping hole in the marketplace for effective, holistic, and integrative care and was looking to create solutions to support her own family as a single mom with two young kids. Shira has launched a large new agritech company: EcoSynergy, LLC to support deeper and more accurate research that upholds both biodiversity and sustainability across both medical and industrial cannabis applications. EcoSynergy expands the vision of eco-innovation: correcting and deeply enhancing cannabioscience research and products, data, and agritech industrial solutions.  Join us on the iHemp Hour as we talk with Shira Adler!
51:58
October 07, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | October 7, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | October 7, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
12:24
October 07, 2021
History of Lakeland Hemp | iHemp Hour ft. Dennis Dean of Lakeland Hemp LLC
History of Lakeland Hemp | iHemp Hour ft. Dennis Dean of Lakeland Hemp LLC
Dennis Dean, a fifth-generation farmer, is joined by his wife, Barb, and son, Eric, to raise cherries and hemp on their 120 acres.  The original portion of the farm was homesteaded by Dennis’s great, great, great grandfather and has been passed down through each new generation since.  Dennis supported his farming habit by teaching Mathematics, Biology, and Chemistry for 35 years in Alaska. He was also a Bristol Bay Alaska commercial salmon fisherman for 6 years. Barb was a teacher also and school administrator. Together they raised 2 children, Eric and Teresa.  Eric was born and raised in Alaska, completed his Business degree at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and worked construction for a few years before joining Dennis on the farm. Together they decided to begin growing hemp in 2019 to diversify the farming operation and hopefully support future generations of families on the farm.  Join us on the iHemp Hour as we learn about the history of Lakeland Hemp through the years to the thriving business that it is today!
48:23
September 30, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 30, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 30, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
15:11
September 30, 2021
Ways to Brand Your Product and Market in the Hemp Industry | iHemp ft Jeffrey Cole
Ways to Brand Your Product and Market in the Hemp Industry | iHemp ft Jeffrey Cole
Jeff Cole is the founder of the U.S. Hemp Brokerage LLC based in the Boulder area of Colorado.  U.S. Hemp Brokerage LLC (USHB) has been established to provide hemp farmers, processors, and manufacturers of industrial hemp materials and products with high-quality professional brokerage services they deserve.  Additional services include brand storyboarding, USP development, demographic & psychographic analysis for hemp consumers, form-factor selections and channel marketing strategy recommendations, and program execution management. Join us on the iHemp Hour as Jeff provides various ways to brand your product and market in the industrial hemp industry. 
50:02
September 23, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 23, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 23, 2021
Hemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
11:02
September 23, 2021
Updates on the policy and regulation | iHemp Hour ft Molly Mott of MDARD
Updates on the policy and regulation | iHemp Hour ft Molly Mott of MDARD
Molly Mott is the industrial hemp program specialist with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).  She manages the State’s hemp program, which is housed in MDARD’s Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Division, Plant Health section, and ensures agricultural and economic interests are met through efficient customer service, compliance assistance, and industry partnership.  Ms. Mott has been involved with regulatory activities with the state since 2000 and came to the hemp program most recently from MDARD’s pesticide enforcement program.   Join us on the iHemp Hour as Molly provides updates on policy and regulation in Michigan’s industrial hemp industry.
01:05:51
September 16, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 17, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 17, 2021
Hemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
09:60
September 16, 2021
Producing Quality CBD Products to Customers Worldwide | iHemp Hour ft Jeff Gallagher
Producing Quality CBD Products to Customers Worldwide | iHemp Hour ft Jeff Gallagher
After hemp supplements helped turn Jeff Gallagher’s life around, he made it his personal mission to help at least five people a month discover the benefits of hemp.  He started MHR Brands in early 2013. Made by Hemp was born shortly after.  Since 2013, Made by Hemp has been an industry leader in producing products and working with retailers to help offer quality CBD products to customers worldwide.  Join us on the iHemp Hour as Jeff tells his story and how it evolved into the thriving business that it is today.
56:50
September 10, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 10, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 10, 2021
Hemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
04:20
September 10, 2021
Broadcasting live from the 3rd Annual Southern Hemp Expo in Raleigh, North Carolina | iHemp Hour
Broadcasting live from the 3rd Annual Southern Hemp Expo in Raleigh, North Carolina | iHemp Hour
This is the 3rd Annual Southern Hemp Expo (SHE3) — and SHE3 starts with FARMERS!  There will be ideas shared on how to RETHINK Hemp with genetics, soil amendments, and the right technology and equipment to streamline operations. “Bringing balance back to Mother Earth!”  Join us on the iHemp Hour as Dave & Blain report live from Raleigh.
01:07:20
September 03, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 3, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | September 3, 2021
Hemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
03:39
September 03, 2021
Accelerating the Growth of the CBD Market | iHemp hour ft Chris Judge
Accelerating the Growth of the CBD Market | iHemp hour ft Chris Judge
With 25 years of experience in multiple industries, Chris has led in a variety of roles in manufacturing, development, and logistics for multiple industries. Chris is formally trained as a Packaging Engineer from Michigan State University as well as a Master’s of Administration from Central Michigan University.   Join us on the iHemp Hour as we learn more about manufacturing, development, and logistics.  🌎 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause: https://ihempmichigan.com?utm=oc   🔊 Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows:   https://ihempmichigan.com/ihemp-hour-industrial-hemp?utm=oc  #iHempMichigan #iHempHour #hemp
52:24
August 27, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | August 27, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | August 27, 2021
Hemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
10:55
August 27, 2021
Product Innovation in the Hemp Industry | iHemp Hour ft NEOGEN
Product Innovation in the Hemp Industry | iHemp Hour ft NEOGEN
Tony Lupo, Dr. Jesse Miller, and Nate Banner of NEOGEN discuss product innovation efforts to support the hemp industry. NEOGEN is a long-standing company (headquartered in Lansing, Michigan) focused on supporting agriculture industries through rapid diagnostics and other on-farm solutions.  NEOGEN has just released a brand new product for rapid THC analysis which has peaked a lot of interest in the hemp industry.   Join us on the iHemp Hour as we learn more about NEOGEN’s new product.
52:07
August 20, 2021
iHemp Hour News Update | August 20, 2021
iHemp Hour News Update | August 20, 2021
Hemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
11:57
August 20, 2021
Synergizing a Unique Hemp Extract | iHemp hour ft Ron Fazio of Hemp Synergistics
Synergizing a Unique Hemp Extract | iHemp hour ft Ron Fazio of Hemp Synergistics
Ron Fazio is a former board-certified forensic scientist with over 20 years of controlled substance experience.   Hemp Synergistics has developed a proprietary process to produce a unique hemp extract.   Bio-Dri™ is a patent-pending novel broad-spectrum hemp powder with 50% CBD by weight.   Using only 100% all-natural and 100% vegan ingredients, the free-flowing, concentrated nature of Bio-Dri™ provides a solution for supplement manufacturers to create CBD-containing capsules with additional functional ingredients.
52:07
August 13, 2021
iHemp Hour News Update | August 13, 2021
iHemp Hour News Update | August 13, 2021
Hemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
12:30
August 13, 2021
Building a Sustainable Hemp Supply Chain | iHemp hour ft Annie Rouse of Anavii Market
Building a Sustainable Hemp Supply Chain | iHemp hour ft Annie Rouse of Anavii Market
Annie Rouse is a dedicated hemp entrepreneur, educator and activist who has spent the last 10 years building a sustainable supply chain for hemp products through her manufacturing and formulations entity, OP Innovates, and her suite of branded products including Overcome, Nature’s Hemp Oil, Hemp Mellow and Anavii Health. Annie earned a US Fulbright Scholarship to study the environmental life cycle of the Canadian hemp supply chain, received her BS in Economics and a Masters in International Environmental Policy and an MBA. In her free time, Annie is the writer and producer of her podcast series, Anslinger: The untold cannabis conspiracy – an interview-narration style podcast highlighting Big Pharma’s role in cannabis prohibition analyzed from 10 years of archival research. She is also the founder and Board Member of Friends of Hemp, a non-profit advancing the value of hemp by engaging our communities. She serves on the Board of Directors to the Hemp Industries Association, US Hemp Authority and US Hemp Roundtable. To explore more about Annie and her journey visit her blog, Think Hempy Thoughts. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers, and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan.
50:12
August 06, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | August 6, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | August 6, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
12:59
August 06, 2021
Rethinking Hemp with Genetics | ihemp hour ft Kayla Heard and Chris Hudson
Rethinking Hemp with Genetics | ihemp hour ft Kayla Heard and Chris Hudson
🔊  The Southern Hemp Expo (“SHE”) is scheduled for Sept. 2 – 4, 2021 at the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street in Raleigh, North Carolina. SHE starts with FARMERS! They will share ideas on how to RETHINK Hemp with genetics, soil amendments, and the right technology and equipment to streamline operations. For more information, visit https://www.southernhempexpo.com/.  🔊  The West Michigan Cannabis & Hemp Expo (“WMCHE”) is scheduled for Sept. 10 – 11, 2021. It was the first event of its kind on the west side of Michigan in 2019. After the enormous success of the first event, WMCHE looks forward to continuing to be the resource for those in the cannabis and hemp industry in our region. For more information, visit https://www.wmcannabisexpo.com/. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers, and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan.
01:02:47
July 30, 2021
The Importance of a U.S. Hemp Authority Certification | Ihemp hour ft. Marcia Moll from FoodChain ID
The Importance of a U.S. Hemp Authority Certification | Ihemp hour ft. Marcia Moll from FoodChain ID
Marcia Moll from FoodChain ID talks about the importance of certification by the U.S. Hemp Authority™   FoodChain ID (FCID) is the exclusive certifying body for the U.S. Hemp Authority’s™ certification program.   As FCID’s Executive Director of Sales and Marketing for the CBD, Hemp, and Dietary Supplement Markets, Marcia’s responsibilities include growing other services and certifications for these segments, including testing, USDA Organic, non-GMO Project verification, and cGMP compliance.  Prior to joining FCID, Marcia spent 10 years with U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) as the Marketing Director on Dietary Supplements where her responsibilities included business development and marketing for their supplement and ingredient verification programs. Before USP, she spent six years combined in marketing with Perrigo’s private label and Chattem’s branded supplement product lines. Marcia also did marketing and product development at companies including ConAgra, Kimberly-Clark, and Nabisco. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan.
54:23
July 24, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | July 23, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | July 23, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
11:23
July 23, 2021
Saving the Planet with Hemp Paper | Ihemp hour ft. Erica Halverson
Saving the Planet with Hemp Paper | Ihemp hour ft. Erica Halverson
Erica Halverson will talk about how her hemp paper business grew along with her quest to save the planet -- one plant at a time! Erica Halverson started her career path in retail and moved into a corporate structure, marking her way as a Marketing, Sales, Branding and CPG expert until she decided to get some smaller table experience under her belt and moved to Silicon Valley to join the Startup community. What changed her life was finding her way into the cannabis industry working for a large premium vaporizer company where she was able to marry her professional career with a plant she is personally passionate about. She said "it felt like coming home." Erica started TINY e PAPER after a serendipitous conversation over happy hour with a friend about hemp paper in November 2017. The proverbial lightbulb went off, and TINY e PAPER was born. This is where she started her own hemp education and realized just how important and special this plant is. She couldn't do it alone! So, she found some of the best and brightest in the hemp industry along with other skill sets such as marketing and branding expertise and have added them to the TINY e TEAM as advisors and product developers. Erica is creating a hemp movement, and that requires participation from a larger group -- so join her -- and us -- on our mission to save the planet one plant at at time! 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan.
48:13
July 16, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | July 15, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | July 15, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
14:58
July 16, 2021
Legalizing Cannabis Products | iHemp Hour ft. Scheril Murray Powell
Legalizing Cannabis Products | iHemp Hour ft. Scheril Murray Powell
Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. is a Business Development Manager for Creative Services in their Cannabis Division. She is also an Agricultural, Cannabis, and Dietary Supplement Attorney at Doumar, Allsworth, Laystrom, Voigt, Adair, and Dishowitz LLP. She is also the acting Business Development Manager for Creative Services, Inc. (CSI) in their Cannabis Programs Division. The Daily Business Review has named her one of the Top 12 Cannabis Attorney’s in Florida. Her practice covers both the Marijuana and Hemp Industries, specializing in Cannabinoid legalization and UK Novel Foods registration. Scheril's board activities include: > serves on the Board of one of the oldest Cannabis Advocacy Organizations, Patients Out of Time; > former Executive Director of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists of Florida; > former Director of Federal Affairs for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; > serves on the Hemp Pilot Program Advisory Board for the University of Florida; > serves on the Broward County, Florida Medical Marijuana Advisory Board; > serves on the board for the Friends of Hemp and was a Founding Board Member for the U.S. Hemp Builders Association (not to be confused with the U.S. Hemp Building Association Foundation); and > President of consulting firm Green Sustainable Strong, LLC. In her spare time, Scheril volunteers with the Winrock Foundation delivering Marketing training to Farmers in Ghana, Africa. In 2018, she was a recipient of the Crohns Foundation Blood, Sweat, and Tears Award, and the Cannabis Business Award's Industry MVP Award. She is former In-House Counsel for Sunflora/Your CBD Store and former In-House Counsel for Green Roads World. She is a graduate of Florida International University College of Law. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan.
48:38
July 09, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | July 8, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | July 8, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
14:15
July 09, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | June 10, 2021
Ihemp Hour News Update | June 10, 2021
iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows
08:48
June 10, 2021
7 Leaf Genetics on the ihemp hour
7 Leaf Genetics on the ihemp hour
Joe & Victoria Veldon are hemp experts, award winning cultivators and long-time breeders in the emerging hemp markets throughout the rest of the nation. Combining their degrees in plant and soil sciences with this passion for the hemp plant, they are currently developing unique cultivars that are region specific for the bio mass, fiber, bioremediation and cut flower markets. Learn more about Seven Leaf Genetics at https://www.sevenleafgenetics.com/. 🔊 Visit our website for more information about iHemp Michigan and to join the cause  iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining industrial hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp…and it begins with the farmer. 🔊  Learn more by watching past iHemp Hour shows iHemp Michigan broadcasts a weekly live streaming video show to help anyone involved with Industrial Hemp succeed. The show airs live each Thursday at noon and is hosted by IHemp Michigan’s Blain Becktold and Dave Crabill with special guest host Mike Brennan, Editor of Michigan Marijuana Report. The iHemp Hour will feature topics relevant to the industrial hemp industry. “We are committed to providing critically needed information and updates during these unprecedented times,” said Blain Becktold of iHemp Michigan.
55:26
June 10, 2021
Nick Young of Krystilion
Nick Young of Krystilion
We talk about the various stages of Cannabinoid processing including Krystilion distilution service, formulation and the future of hemp products. Nick spoke at the Midwest iHemp Exp in January. We look forward to meeting you at the Midwest iHemp Expo in January 2021!
51:23
May 26, 2020
Hana Gabrielova of Hemppoint
Hana Gabrielova of Hemppoint
In my journey to learn more about the world of hemp and the impact it can have on sustainability I discovered Hana. Hana has been active in the hemp industry for twenty years. Her business Hemppoint provides food, flower, seed and consulting. She is also involved in a new group, Hemp The Climate that is a worldwide alliance and environmental campaign for accelerating the use of industrial hemp for soil regeneration, CO2 sequestration and climate resilience. Learn more at https://hempoint.cz/ or https://www.hemptheclimate.com/
42:59
March 31, 2020
James Vosper, President of the Australian Industrial Hemp Alliance
James Vosper, President of the Australian Industrial Hemp Alliance
My hemp journey has me seeking out credible experts on the potential impact of hemp on the environment.  The conversation with James covered all things hemp as well as touching on current events with the COVID 19 crisis ramping up in both of our countries. The rules in Australia are quite different with CBD grows licenced under Medicinal Marijuana. The impact of lobbyist from Canada on legislation in the US was touched upon and the dumping of Canadian hemp grain products below cost in Australia was mentioned. Paper by James: Industrial Hemp Farming as a Carbon Sink
01:03:03
March 30, 2020
Adam Rosenberg of Green Wolverine
Adam Rosenberg of Green Wolverine
Adam Rosenberg is the founder of Green Wolverine and offers genetics and growing support through GAS. We talk about the future of hemp and the need for more education. Green Wolverine will be hosting free educational hemp events at the University of Michigan starting February 4th from 6pm-8pm. The purpose is providing education to growers in Michigan to offer the best chance of a successful harvest this year. The first session on February 4th will cover the cultivation process A-Z. The flyer is attached and here is a link to the Facebook event, and the Eventbrite link.
43:49
January 24, 2020
Interview of Michele Finn of Jubilee of Wellness about Terpenes
Interview of Michele Finn of Jubilee of Wellness about Terpenes
This interview was recorded just prior to the holidays. With the intense amount of work to be done organizing the Midwest iHemp Expo, it was on the back burner. I'm happy to report that the expo was a great success as reported by our attendees. More about that in a future episode. I met Michele Finn at Hemp At The Crossroads hosted by our friends in Indiana, Midwest Hemp Council. On display was an assortment of terpenes. Terpenes are used to produce specific effects as promoted by various CBD brands. I needed to learn more and Michele was willing to share some knowledge. The iHemp Michigan Podcast is hosted by founder, Dave Crabill and edited by his company, Eclectic Sales & Creative Marketing, LLC.
34:52
January 14, 2020
A road trip to Indianapolis for Hemp at the Crossroads!
A road trip to Indianapolis for Hemp at the Crossroads!
Rusty Peterson and your host, Dave Crabill, made the trek to Indy from Michigan to talk hemp.  Great job by Michelle and Jamie for organizing this two day event. We made a lot of new friends in Indiana and you can listen in as we learn about them and their business. This was a fun and enlightening trip as always. The following businesses are interviewed on this podcast and here are their approximate start times within this long format. Pharm CBD 2:50 Two brothers and a couple of son/nephews form this business focused on pharmaceutical grade CBD products including their secret family recipe that has been handed down over the years. ZiZi Snaps 14:27 This dynamic young couple has innovated with the packaging of their CBD products with low cost single dose packaging in a snap! Perry Equipment 22:56 The McClamroch brothers wanted back in the farm business and bought an equipment supply company focused on grain farming. Theyare bringing in an innovative seed/grain sorter from Czechoslovakia.  Green Bee Grown  31:58 Chip Carr built and designed an automated pre-roll machine with the inspiration and help of his nephew. Marty Mahan, Indiana Farmers Union  38:51 Marty helped iHemp Michigan by visiting and speaking at our very first conference January 2019 in Flint. It was great to catch up with Marty and get a lay of the land on Indiana farming. Justin Swanson, Midwest Hemp Council  59:03 Justin did a great job of communicating key issues to discuss on the USDA interim rules.  Davis Farms, 1:08 Jon Thomas is all about certified seeds and high standards for strong genetics. The right seed will help farmers chance of success. Michael Peters, 1:23 When most finance and insurance companies run when they hear Hemp, Michael jumped in to serve. His new insurance company is all about hemp.
01:39:22
November 20, 2019
Visit to Hemp Processor Pure' Michicann in Detroit
Visit to Hemp Processor Pure' Michicann in Detroit
Processing the hemp into oil is an important step in the production of CBD products. The capital investment in processing equipment and expertise involved properly using the equipment is prohibitive to most farmers. Michael Golfetto, Pete Conway and Lenard Bugajewski, Jr. are implementing a plan to process 1,000 lbs of hemp an hour using Butane! They explain how they got here and why Butane is less energy expensive and cleaner to use.  iHemp Michigan is committed to the whole plant success of industrial hemp for people and the planet. Visit iHempMichigan.com for more information.
57:04
November 01, 2019
A Conversation with a Hemp Lifestyle Entrepreneur
A Conversation with a Hemp Lifestyle Entrepreneur
In this episode Dave has a conversation with a Hemp Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Valerie Aloisio. Valerie discovered the power of CBD and has created a successful lifestyle introducing others to what hemp has to offer. Valerie serves on the advisory board for Kannaway. Valerie introduces us to a great non-profit resource, EchoConnection.org. Follow this link to their education page to browse a list of ailments and links to research using hemp: https://echoconnection.org/education/ Have any comments or suggestions? Contact Dave at dave@ihempmichigan.com
43:08
October 31, 2019
Innovation in hemp milling for hemp plastics by GTF Solutions
Innovation in hemp milling for hemp plastics by GTF Solutions
Gary Schuler of GTF showed up at the Hemponomics 101 meeting hosted by iHemp Michigan at the Amway Grand, Grand Rapids, on August 13th. That night we put Gary on the spot by having him talk about his process and the potential. Since then we have included Gary in meetings with Michigan legislators and media. Listen to this episode to learn how GTF can mill hemp small and dry enough to be used in existing injection molded plastic processes. iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization representing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers, and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are defining Industrial Hemp’s path to success, from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure hemp flourishes in the Midwest. We work to promote responsible and fair regulation, provide grower education, and enable full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through hemp... and it begins with the farmer. The host of this episode is Dave Crabill, vice president and co founder of iHemp Michigan. Have a question, comment or suggestion? Contact dave@ihempmichigan.com. The get involved and be a part of the hemp solution, visit www.iHempMichigan.com to join.
57:06
October 26, 2019
Eric Anderson MSU Extension St Joseph County on Industrial Hemp
Eric Anderson MSU Extension St Joseph County on Industrial Hemp
Welcome to the iHemp Michigan Podcast Eric Anderson has been instrumental in getting agronomy information out to the farmers as we all scramble to plant and grow this season.  Eric is a field crops educator serving Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, and St. Joseph counties. https://www.canr.msu.edu/people/eric_anderson iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization backing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. It begins with the farmer! For more information, visit www.iHempMichigan.com Dave Crabill and broadcaster, Michael J Thorp interview Eric Anderson of MSU about industrial hemp. Eric works with farmers in St Joseph County, Michigan and has been our go to contact at MSU. Industrial hemp is a new topic to Michael J and he uses his classic radio interview style to understand the topic. This episode is brought to you by the Midwest iHemp Expo. The Midwest iHemp Expo is your opportunity to learn, connect and plan for a bountiful 2020 harvest. With four workshop speaker tracks and over 100 exhibitors, everything industrial hemp will be available to you. Visit www.MidwestiHempExpo.com for more details.
55:56
October 21, 2019
Dr Jonathan Cachat coaches Dave on the Cannabis plant and Industrial Hemp Cultivation
Dr Jonathan Cachat coaches Dave on the Cannabis plant and Industrial Hemp Cultivation
Welcome to the iHemp Michigan podcast. iHemp Michigan is a member-based organization backing hemp farmers, seed cultivators, processors, manufacturers and hemp businesses statewide. Our members are engaged in defining the path to success of Industrial Hemp from seed to sale and beyond. We are committed to empowering hemp farmers, fueling industry leaders, and educating consumers to ensure Hemp flourishes in the Midwest. Our focus is influencing responsible and fair regulation, providing grower education, and enabling full access to the evolving marketplace. iHemp Michigan advocates for wellness in people and the planet through Hemp... and it begins with the farmer. This episode is brought to you by the Midwest iHemp Expo. The Midwest iHemp Expo is your opportunity to learn, connect and plan for a bountiful 2020 harvest. With four workshop speaker tracks and over 100 exhibitors, everything industrial hemp will be available to you. Visit www.MidwestiHempExpo.com for more details. This interview is with Dr Jonathan Cachat, or JC. I heard JC on the Gangapreneur podcast and was intrigued with his cannabis knowledge. I had just finished planting an acre of industrial hemp as part of Michigan’s Ag Pilot Program and was hungry for more knowledge. Big thanks for JC taking the time to speak to me. We begin talking about his experiences as a graduate student and then get deep into the weeds so to speak with the cannabis plant. Hope you enjoy!
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October 17, 2019