PRESS RELEASE: Harrisonville, MO (01/09/2020) The hemp classic is a hemp producer conference open to growers throughout the Midwest, and is the second conference the Missouri Hemp Association has organized. The classic will bring together producers and allied industry for two days of learning, networking, and an industry trade show.

There is still space available to attend the “Heart of America Agricultural Hemp Classic” next week in Independence, Missouri. Tickets are currently on sale for $150, but after January 10th the registration price will increase to $200. Those interested in attending are encouraged to pre-register to ensure seating is available.

The hemp classic will bring together speakers from across the U.S. and Canada. Notable speakers include Allen Freeman of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Aaron Jarvis of Phylos Bioscience, Andy Huston of American Hemp Research, Anndrea Hermann of Hemp Production Services, and more. Attendees will hear about regulations, legal matters, seed genetics, marketing, production, and more.

The hemp classic is being held on January 15th and 16th at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center, located at 18011 Bass Pro Drive in Independence, Missouri. The 15th is a dinner program that is only open to members of the Missouri Hemp Association. The 16th is a full day program open to the public. Event sponsors include BigYield, Kimitec Group, CertisUSA, Premium Waters Inc., Monty’s Plant Food, Interstate Graphics Inc., Missouri Hemp Co.,  Majestic Milling Co., and IMA Inc.

“Growers interested in producing a hemp crop in 2020 need to be at the hemp classic,” said Bill Cook, MHA Executive Director. “We have a phenomenal group of speakers who will bring a great amount of value to our producers to help make them successful.”

Tickets are available on Eventbrite. The direct link for tickets can be found on the MHA website –

We are working to expand the knowledge and resources of Missouri agricultural hemp to benefit farmers, processors, manufacturers, and consumers. We are committed to education, training, and communication with our members, all based on good data backed by research.