Farm Business Options Webinar - Opportunities for Industrial Hemp in Irish Agriculture
Type Event Proceeding
On a recent Farm Business Options Webinar, which took place on Tuesday, 19 January, host, Barry Caslin, Energy & Rural Development Specialist, Teagasc was joined by Liam Donohue, Technological University Dublin (Hemp Insulation); Alan Jackson, farmer grower and Killian McGrath, Remedy Health to discuss the opportunities for Industrial Hemp in Irish Agriculture.
This webinar gave an insight into the various uses for industrial hemp and its impacts on the modern day world! Over the years, the hemp industry has experienced a lot of ups and downs, but with the recent explosion in the popularity of CBD and a shift in demand for natural products, the industry is experiencing a renaissance. But what exactly is hemp? Is it legal and safe to use? How exactly can hemp be used? Barry Caslin, Teagasc dives into these questions with farmers and industry specialists.
View presentations below:
- Options for Farm Business to Diversify with Hemp (PDF)
Liam Donohue, Technological University Dublin (Hemp Insulation)
- Lacka Organic Farm (PDF)
Alan Jackson, farmer grower
- Remedy Health (PDF)
Killian McGrath, Remedy Health and farmer grower
View webinar recording below:
Find out more about the series or register for future webinars here: Farm Business Options Webinars