Hemp Producers Seeking Unified Voice
December 16, 2019 7:07AM CST
Organizers of next month’s Heart of America Agricultural Hemp Classic in Independence are billing the event as an opportunity for producers from multiple states to come together and learn more about the crop. They’re also seeing an opportunity to begin developing a unified voice for hemp producers. Missouri Hemp Association Executive Director Bill Cook…
Cook says the One Voice initiative would help state hemp associations provide a strong, unified message to USDA and lawmakers when discussing policy.
Cook notes that one of the goals is to establish a national association to which state groups can belong to, similar to other commodity groups with a presence in Washington.