Hemp On The Slope 2018

HOTS III – Hemp On The Slope 2018

This is a hemp-centric event and is focused on the topics of food, fuel, fiber, animal nutrition and bedding along with many other benefits of the non-psychoactive cannabis-hemp crop. This event is not a medical or recreational marijuana event.

Be sure and get your tickets in advance! Fees go up at the gate.  Hosted by Salt Creek Hemp Company and Produced by Colorado Hemp Company. We look forward to seeing you on the Slope!

Presented by Bluebird Botanicals


11am – Welcome Back To The Slope! – Let’s Build A Local Hemp Industry!

Margaret MacKenzie – Salt Creek Hemp Co

Morris Beegle – Colorado Hemp Co

11:10 – Hemp In Mesa County

Rose Pugliese – Mesa County Commissioner

11:25 – How Hemp Can Help Economic Redevelopment In Local Communities

Sandy Head – Executive Director Montrose Economic Development Corporation

11:40 – Industrial Hemp Updates From The Colorado Department Of Agriculture

Maureen West – Colorado Department of Agriculture

12:00 – COHIA Let Them Eat Hemp Cake Auction

Charity Hemp Cake Auction From Colorado Hemp Industries Association & Collbran Youth

12:20 – COHIA – Colorado Hemp Industries Association  – Who We Are & What Can We All Do Together To Make Hemp A Viable Industry

Tim Gordon – President of COHIA

12:30 – The Sky Isn’t Falling, But Things Are Going Down – Hemp In Food Policy & The Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPHE), The DEA, The FDA, The DOJ, Big Pharma & GW Pharma, Big Marijuana & The Threat To The Hemp Industry, Crash Course In Reality And How We Should Respond

Samantha Walsh – National Hemp Association

David Bush – Hoban Law Group

Tim Gordon – COHIA / Functional Remedies

Tom Dermody – Industrial Hemp Research Foundation

Morris Beegle – Colorado Hemp Co

1:10 – What Is The Industrial Hemp Research Foundation?

Tom Dermody – Executive Director of Industrial Hemp Research Foundation

1:20 – Sustainability, Environment, Hemp, and Colorado Farming

Colorado Farmers Union Representative

1:30 –  Local Sourcing – An International Journey

Quinatzin De La Torre – Bluebird Botanicals, Presenting Sponsor Keynote

1:50 – Love Thy Soil

Solana “Sunny” Kaercher – Miller Soils

2:00 – Hemp Farming in 2017

Bill Billings – Colorado Hemp Project

Dr. Mike Villa – ISBR&D

Aaron Rydell – Salt Creek Hemp Co

Ryan Loflin – Rocky Mountain Hemp Inc

Caren Kershner – Colorado Industrial Hemp Coalition

Rick Trojan – Hemp Road Trip – Moderator

2:50 – Hemp Processing of Raw Materials

Extraction, Decortication, Dehulling, Oil Pressing, Bio-refining

Where Are We At, Where Do We Need To Go

Matt Birkholz – Colorado Hemp Works

Jeff Cole – PureHemp Technology

Michael Bright – THC Holdings

William Abbott – MariJ Pharmaceuticals

Rick Trojan – Hemp Road Trip – Moderator

3:40 – Local Product Development and Getting it to Market

Dani Billings – Nature’s Root

Summer Star Haeske – EnviroTextiles

Ronny Basak-Smith – Sana Packaging

Brandon Pitcher  – Blue Circle Development

Morris Beegle – Colorado Hemp Co – Moderator

4:20 – Hemp Town Hall – Where Do We Go From Here?

What’s on your mind? A lively industry focused Q&A session, fun and informative.

Everyone is invited…check your baggage at the door.

5:00 – End of Slope 2!

A special thank you to Colorado Hemp Works for supporting our cake makers with Hemp Flour!


Jul 22 2018


11:00 am - 5:30 pm


Salt Creek Ranch
Collbran, CO 81624, USA
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