Illinois Extension educators have curated a collection of resources related to the legislation, production, and harvesting of industrial hemp.

Needs Based Assessment for industrial hemp production in Illinois

Production Videos

There were several excellent presentations shared at the Industrial Hemp Production Workshop in March, 2019, including many of the presentations listed below.

  1. Industrial Hemp Production Workshop Welcome and Introduction: Moderator: Phillip Alberti, Commercial Agriculture Educator
  2. Small Business Development: Industrial Hemp: Presented by Stacy McCaskill, Director, Illinois Small Businesses Development Center
  3. An Introduction to Hemp in Illinois: Presented by Chris Berry, Illinois Hemp Growers Association
  4. 2018 Farm Bill Provisions and Impact on Hemp in Illinois: Presented by Taylor Shuck, Illinois Hemp Industries Association
  5. Regional Legislative and Production Overview of Hemp: Presented by Rob Davies, Illinois Farmers Union
  6. Industrial Hemp Grain Production: Presented by Bryan Parr, Legacy Hemp
  7. Industrial Hemp Grain and CBD Production: Presented by Steve Tomlins, Turtle Creek Gardens
  8. Industrial Hemp Production Q&A