20 predictions for the hemp industry in 2020

20 predictions for the hemp industry in 2020

As the hemp industry nears the end of a year of tremendous change, it can be easy to marvel at the progress the industry has made in the past 12 months.

These industry experts provided their predictions:

Mark Case, founder and CEO, International Hemp Auction and Market, Knoxville, Tennessee

Brenda Verghese, vice president of research & development, Stratos, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Ted Haney, executive director, Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance, Calgary, Alberta

Kim Collier, hemp consultant and wellness coach, Missoula, Montana

James McCoy, hemp farmer and retailer, Pahrump, Nevada

Ray Mazzie, executive director, Hemp Industries Association of Florida, Tallahassee

Marysia Morawska, horticulture educator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Patrick McCarthy, CEO, ValidCare, Denver

Ross Burtness, founder, ReGrow, San Diego

Jillian Hishaw, founding director, Family Agriculture Resource Management Services (F.A.R.M.S), Charlotte, North Carolina

Casey Flippo, CEO, Natvana, Little Rock, Arkansas

Scott Propheter, vice president agronomy and outreach, Criticality, Hobgood, North Carolina

Priyanka Sharma, co-CEO, Kazmira, Watkins, Colorado

Charlie McKenzie, chief adviser, Bioculture Group, Columbus, Ohio

Wesley Ray, co-founder, Combined Hemp, Bend, Oregon

Michael Bronstein, president, American Trade Association for Cannabis and Hemp, Washington DC

Brent Williams, managing member, Highwater Financial, Nashville, Tennessee

Adrienne Snow, founder, Western States Hemp, Reno, Nevada

Claire Crunk, president, Southeast Hemp Fiber, Santa Fe, Tennessee

Russ Cersosimo, co-founder, Hemp Synergistics, Pittsburgh

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