Webinar: Hemp Variety Selection & Regulations

  • 29 Apr 2021
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (PDT)
  • https://www.eventbrite.com/e/live-webinar-hemp-variety-selection-regulations-tickets-151886886767

Hemp Variety Selection & Regulations Webinar

April 29th, 2021 / 3pm PT 

Hemp and especially cannabinoid based production has been somewhat of a moving target for operators these past few years. The reality is, the hemp industry is still in its infancy. A lack of stable genetics, along with shifting regulations, remain barriers for cultivators across the supply chain.

In an effort to provide transparent and honest information, Kola Seed is teaming up with experts in breeding, research, and distribution to discuss end consumer needs, hemp genetics, trial data and regulatory realities.

In this webinar, you'll hear more about:

  • What distributors are looking for and what is needed to meet the needs of regulatory bodies and end-consumers

  • Genetic trial data based on various hemp varieties & attributes

  • Importance of variety selection and how breeding practices are evolving to meet the needs of the supply chain

We hope you’ll join us for this special livestream event on April 29th at 3pm PT.

Sign up HERE


Event Panelists 

Christopher Hohn P.h.D., Kayagene 

As Director of R&D at Kayagene, Christopher is leading Cannabis innovation, breeding technologies, and research to develop leading varieties. Through his dedication to the plant, he mapped several key genes including the autoflowering gene, which is a highly desired trait and of great value to hemp and cannabis industries. Chris brings important credibility and perspective to the conversation around breeding and genetics.


Jason Evans, Tweedle Farms 

Jason at Tweedle farms is a veteran grower, processor, and retail distributor of hemp flower. His valuable insight on regulations and compliance realities provides important context as to how regulations and end-product quality play into overall marketability.


Robert Hutmacher, Ph.D. & Daniel H. Putnam, Ph.D.

UC Davis Cannabis & Hemp Research Center 

We are lucky to have Dan and Bob’s participation in this event. The agricultural research work at UC Davis benefits both private industry as well as student career growth, on many crops beyond cannabis. Bob and Dan will share some of their agronomic and genetic trial data that is related to various hemp varieties and their attributes.

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