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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19


March 24, 2020


Date: Beginning April 1, 2020 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:00–1:00 pm CT
Contact: Piper Halpin • 219-762-9990 •
Moderator: Robert Colangelo • Host • Green Sense Radio Show

April 1 The Big Picture: The Economics of Hemp
Maria I. Marshall, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University

April 8 Tales from the Hemp Fields
Marguerite Bolt, Purdue Hemp Extension Specialist

April 15 Seeds, Seedlings and Clones: Hit the Ground Growing!
Petrus Langenhoven, Ph.D. Purdue, Horticulture and Hydroponic Crop Specialist
Piper Halpin, Founding Farmer, Hemplet Farms, LLC

April 22 Regulatory Update
Robert Waltz, State Chemist & Seed Commissioner at Purdue University OISC
Justin Swanson, President, Midwest Hemp Council

April 29 The Need for Clinical Trials: Can Hemp be a Solution to the Opioid Crisis
Orthopedic Surgeons: Dr. Nick, Nenadovich and Dr. Anthony Levenda, Founders of Hemplet Farms

May 6 From Soil to Oil: Planning Ahead
Nate Forristall, Business Development Manager, Viobin

May 13 What Hemp Means to the Local Economy
Heather C. Ennis, President & CEO, NWI Forum
Bri Ciara, Director, Newton Soil & Water Conservation District
Jamie Petty Campbell, Executive Director, Midwest Hemp Council

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