Bug Off: Soil and Pest Mangement

Soil and pest management are often overlooked when hemp operators consider their prospective yields. But environmental factors and weed and pest pressure can make or break your chances of getting a healthy crop to market. New products geared to the hemp farmer are coming to market nearly every week, but the young hemp industry has precious little […]

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Sustainable Practices for Hemp and Marijuana Cultivation and Processing

Hemp and marijuana have different legal statuses – but the exact same nutritional needs. That gives both industries similar challenges in making their businesses more sustainable (and more economical) when it comes to using water and energy. In this session you will learn: – Affordable, easy first steps to make your cultivation and processing facilities more […]

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Gia Morón

With 25 years of experience in public relations, Gia currently serves as President of Women Grow. In this role, she oversees the company’s operations, communications, programming and strategic partnerships. In 2012, Gia launched GVM Communications, Inc., a public relations, brand and business development firm. Prior to launching her firm and working with Women Grow, she […]

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Jonathan Havens

Jonathan is the co-chair of the Cannabis Law Practice, chair of the Food and Beverage Practice at Saul Ewing Arnstein and Lehr LLP and resident in the firm’s Baltimore and Washington, DC offices. In addition to his cannabis law practice, Jonathan maintains an active food and beverage practice, particularly with regard to cannabidiol (CBD) products. […]

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John MacKay

John is an internationally recognized scientific expert in analytical testing, extraction and purification techniques within the botanical space He founded Synergistic Technologies Associates to help major brands optimize their extraction processes. He joined New Bridge Global Ventures as Chief Technology Officer to expand the company’s extraction and analytical tools. John also contributes as a journalist […]

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Eli McVey

Eli has been a data-driven researcher throughout his career. He previously worked as an analyst for Nielsen, where he provided analysis to Nielsen’s retail clients for use in pricing, promotion and assortment decisions. He’s also been a consultant for data companies in the cannabis industry. Eli now employs his analytical expertise for Marijuana Business Daily. […]

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John Whiteside

John is the Founder and President of Industrial Hemp Recycling (IHR), a company offering complete waste management solutions for Colorado’s marijuana industry. Since founding the company, John’s mission has been to sustain Colorado’s environmental integrity and to provide sustainable waste management to residential and commercial grow facilities. Prior to this, John taught high school math […]

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Corbett Hefner

Corbett serves as the VP of R&D and Business Development for Formation AG. Formation AG builds harvest, processing and decorticating machinery for the hemp industry. Prior to this, Corbett spent 25 years in the flexible packaging industry. He is an innovator for flexible packaging and holds 18 U.S and foreign patents. […]

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Corey Cox

Corey is a Denver-based attorney with Vicente Sederberg. He is a member of the firm’s hemp and cannabinoid practice group where he focuses on policy, regulatory compliance and risk management. Corey regularly assists hemp businesses to identify, understand and comply with applicable regulatory requirements at the local, state and federal levels. […]

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Gerri Ciancanelli

Gerri serves as COO at Lilu’s Garden, a seed-to-shelf industrial hemp extract manufacturer and wholesale distillate distributor. In this role, she oversees business operations to ensure the company’s efficient and effective day-to-day management and financial policy. Gerri’s mission at Lilu’s Garden is to reinvigorate the use of industrial hemp in all ways, especially pertaining to […]

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MJBizDaily’s Night in New Orleans

MJBizDaily’s Night in New Orleans brings together the cannabis industry in support of those groups and associations helping to drive the cannabis industry forward. Join us as we celebrate these organizations as part of the MJBizDaily Industry Giveback program and the many positive impacts they have on the cannabis industry in New Orleans, across the country and […]

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Chris Boucher

Christopher is the CEO of Farmtiva, a hemp seed breeding and flower company in San Diego. A hemp veteran of more than 20 years, Christopher is widely recognized as one of the preeminent figures in American industrial hemp. In 1994, Christopher grew the first legal hemp field at the USDA Imperial Valley Research Center in […]

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Andrew Bish

Andrew is the founder and COO of Bish Enterprises, a harvesting equipment company based in Nebraska. Andrew’s focus is to provide equipment that helps to standardize hemp farming practices while allowing growers to increase their scale of operations while decreasing costs. He is on the board of the 21st Century Agricultural Opportunities Coalition, the Colorado […]

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Garrett Graff

Garrett specializes in the legal representation of marijuana and industrial hemp companies. He regularly counsels clients regarding corporate formation and structuring, M&A and regulatory compliance as well as resolving and/or litigating commercial disputes. Garrett also serves on the board of the Colorado chapter of the Hemp Industries Association. […]

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Joe Butler

Joe brings significant CBD knowledge and experience to Point3 Farma, where he oversees production of the highest quality seed and land cultivation for the purpose of growing hemp. Joe’s experience with breeding and “phenohunting” high-CBD hemp has played a significant role in improving CBD content industrywide. […]

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Brie Malarkey

Brie is the founder and CEO of Sun God Medicinals, an Oregon-based processor of herbal and cannabis compounded products which are sold across the U.S. In this role, Brie leverages her passion for sales, marketing and strategic planning. Prior to founding Sun God Medicinals, Brie opened and ran a wine store in Oregon. […]

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