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Newsletter – May 1, 2024

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Newsletter – May 1, 2024

Syracuse University Hemp Webinar: Navigating Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities

By Let’s Talk Hemp

As the industrial hemp industry continues to evolve, understanding its complex supply chain becomes paramount. In a short but comprehensive 90-minute webinar, industry leaders delve into the intricacies of industrial hemp product development amidst a fragmented domestic supply chain. Led by Joseph B. Carringer, Lead Strategist & Project Manager, and Lorelei Alvarez, Research and Data Specialist, both from CannaMarkets Group, the session kicks off with an enlightening overview.

Dr. Emad Rahim, Faculty at Syracuse University, sets the stage by unraveling the nuances of risk management, dissecting negative and positive risks, and identifying project-specific risks. From macro to micro, attendees gain insights into assessing risk likelihood and terms crucial for informed decision-making.

Anthony Barracco of USDA sheds light on the latest agricultural research and resources, particularly focusing on opportunities within the Hemp Industry in NYS. From the National Plant Germplasm System to collaborative research initiatives, participants explore avenues for innovation and growth.

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