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Hemp: Successes and Failures

2018 Ag Chairs Summit
January 6, 2018
3:15 pm to 4:30 pm
Pavilion I
Speakers(s): 

Ryan Quarles

Commissioner
Department of Agriculture

Ryan grew up on his family's farm in Scott County, coming from a family that has lived in central Kentucky for over 200 years. Ryan completed three undergraduate majors and two graduate degrees in just four years at the University of Kentucky, graduating in 2006. Read more about Ryan Quarles

Kim Shukla

Executive Director
Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance

Kim is Executive Director of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA).   Serving in the capacity of ED Kim has represented the CHTA nationally and internationally including on Canada’s national Special Crops Value Chain Roundtable and the Biomass Quality Network.  During her seven years with CHTA the organization has grown from 120 members to over 500 members strong and is an internationally respected voice in all things hemp. Read more about Kim Shukla

Moderator: 
Ralph Eichler