Hemp in Iowa: One Year Later



It's been a year since Iowa legalized a bill that allows farmers to grow up to 40 acres of hemp and Muscatine Community College became the first community college in Iowa to offer a program in this new crop.

Image of hand holding hemp plantJoin us for a virtual event March 10 from 12 -1 p.m. to discuss what we've learned from the first year, including:

  • Legislation that affects hemp planting, growing, processing and production
  • The state inspection process
  • Options for processing the hemp plant
  • Considerations prior to planting

Invited guests include:

  • Robin Pruisner, Iowa Hemp Administrator, Iowa Department of Agriculture
  • Representative Jared Klein, (Iowa House District 78)
  • Shane Mairet, Agriculture Instructor at Muscatine Community College
  • Mat Miller, Owner, ICanna, LLC Hemp Processing Facility

To join in on the Facebook Live session, just click the link during the designated day/time!

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For more information on Muscatine Community College's one-year Industrial Hemp Production program, visit eicc.edu/hemp

Questions? We're here to help. Call 1-888-336-3907 or email eiccinfo@eicc.edu