Program about growing industrial hemp to be held Tuesday at Kearney County Fairgrounds

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MINDEN — A Nebraska Hemp Education Experience, a program about growing industrial hemp, will be presented from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday on the Kearney County Fairgrounds in Minden.

It is hosted by Doug Miller of South Central Crop Consulting and an LG Seeds Dealer.

Speakers will include Andrew Bish who is chief operating officer of Bish Enterprises at Giltner, which provides harvest header adapters and other products for farmers. He also founded Hemp Harvest Works, a design, engineering, research, and sales firm created to help solve the mechanical needs of hemp producers.

Also on the program is Nebraska Hemp Association President Bill Achord of Lincoln.