Government Policy and Legislation, Growing and Cultivation, Industrial Hemp, Regulatory Compliance

#11: Erica Stark, National Hemp Association

Cannabinoid Connect #11: Erica Stark, National Hemp Association

Erica Stark is the Executive Director of the National Hemp Association and the Pennsylvania Hemp Industry Council. She also serves on the PA Hemp Steering Committee Leadership Team which is an advisory council to the PA Dept. of Agriculture.

Topics Discussed:

  • Pennsylvania’s industrial hemp market since the Federal Farm Bill of 2018 was passed
  • Top issues NHA is pushing to advance
  • What is the NHA doing to decrease the amount of fraud that’s occurring within the CBD market
  • Crop insurance and why it is not available to farmers 
  • What does the industry look like once we get to full manufacturing
  • NHA’s partnership with New Holland (global equipment manufacturer) to accelerate the return of hemp commodity crops on farms across North America

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