If you’re interested in the hemp industry, it’s important to stay up to date with the many happenings in this emerging niche. One good way to track emerging developments is to track people in the industry doing big things.
Here are four names in the hemp industry to keep on your radar:
- Ryan Loflin, a hemp farmer at Rocky Mountain Hemp, Inc. In 2013, Rocky Mountain was the first agricultural company in 60 years to “grow and successfully harvest a commercial scale industrial hemp crop,” according to the company’s twitter feed. Follow this hemp pioneer’s recent ventures and breakthroughs via twitter.
- Luly Abraira and Tim Callahan, an innovative design-build team at Allembic Studio in Asheville, NC. Hemp has many uses; it is even used as a building material. Follow Luly and Tim’s work via Facebook to watch the evolution of “hempcrete” as a building material.
- Teddy Brown, founder of therapeutic hemp company Phytanna. Hemp’s use as a therapeutic to help alleviate the symptoms of conditions such as epilepsy and rheumatoid arthritis is just beginning to be explored and understood. Visit Phytanna’s site to track the development of hemp’s use in CBD oil and other innovative applications like powerful hemp root serum.
- The Hemp Industries Association, a California-based non-profit that represents farmers, researchers, businesses and investors across the country working in the hemp industry. If you don’t follow them already, stay updated on the work of this important organization by following the organization’s Facebook.
It’s an exciting time to be in the hemp industry! Make sure you stay current with the news in this quickly growing field by staying in touch with CannaLinq.