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Syracuse University Hemp Webinar: Navigating Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities

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Syracuse University Hemp Webinar: Navigating Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities

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.

Dave Cook, co-founder and owner of Tuscarora Mills, takes the stage to unveil forward-thinking consumer-focused supply chains. Drawing from real-world examples and leveraging state and federal economic development opportunities, Cook outlines strategies for product identification, manufacturing requirements, and supply chain optimization.

The webinar concludes with a dynamic Q&A session, providing attendees with the opportunity to engage directly with the presenters and deepen their understanding of industrial hemp dynamics.

Save the date and Register HERE:

  • Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm EST

Additionally, support the initiative by purchasing a limited-edition T-shirt, created in collaboration with Syracuse University College of Professional Studies and Canna Markets Group. Proceeds contribute to future programming, further fostering innovation in the industrial hemp landscape. Learn more about purchasing the shirts HERE.

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