Budding opportunity? Hemp conference to offer insights to an emerging industry – WFMYNews2.com

GREENSBORO, N.C. Gateway Research Park will hold a conference next month to help budding entrepreneurs gain insights into the rapidly emerging North Carolina hemp industry.

The Industrial Hemp Conference will take place at Gateway South in the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering auditorium Oct. 11 beginning at 9 a.m.

"The Piedmont Triad Industrial Hemp Conference is about cutting-edge growth that offers a strong future, which is in line with the innovation and collaboration we have at Gateway, said John Merrill, executive director of Gateway Research Park.

Since the passage of the national Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, interest and activity in the state have increased surrounding the research and business implications of industrial hemp as a crop in addition to North Carolinas $76 billion-dollar agriculture and agri-business industry.

To read more on the conference, click hereto head to the Triad Business Journal's website.

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