During 2019, iSelect, The VanTrump Report and The Yield Lab Institute are sponsoring a series of weekly webinars featuring the best in agriculture innovation. Agrifood Conversations is all about driving innovation and each month will highlight a specific theme, from biologicals to vertical farms, featuring new and exciting companies at the forefront of the industry. Learn about new trends in ag, connect with industry leaders and discover new solutions.

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January Webinar Topic: Hemp

This month Agrifood Conversations will feature webinars from agriculture companies working in the Hemp Industry. Register for the January Webinar Series to learn about new innovations making a difference in the food & agriculture industry and how you can be a part of it.

Sana Packaging

January 17th at 3 PM CT

Retail cannabis presents some unique challenges for the packaging industry. The containers that flowers, edibles, vaporizer and other recreational and medical products are sold in need to be child-resistant, come in a variety of sizes, and offer space for branding and compliance labeling. Your typical cardboard box just won’t do.

Learn how one company is making use of another cannabis product — hemp — to solve this problem at “Hemp-Based Packaging Solutions for the Cannabis Industry,” a webinar to be held at 3pm CT on January 17th featuring Ronjit Basak-Smith and James Eichner, the co-founders of Sana Packaging.

New West Genetics

January 31st at 3 PM CT

Plant breeding is nothing new, dating back to early human interventions around 10,000 years ago. Today’s breeders, however, combine molecular biology and statistical genetics in order to more effectively identify and select desirable genotypes in breeding populations. The fundamental process of cross-pollination among desirable breeding lines has not changed, but the paradigm shift is in the ability to rapidly and accurately select the most desirable genotypes. Learn how one company is bringing this technology to the rapidly-growing cannabis industry at “Genetics, Breeding and Production Solutions for High-Quality Hemp,” a webinar to be held at 3pm CT on January 31st featuring Wendy Mosher, president and CEO of New West Genetics.

Past Webinars:

enEvolv: Hacking Evolution for Speed, Diversity and Savings | 1/10/2019

Performance Livestock Analytics: Big Data Comes to the Livestock Industry| 12/20/2018

Agrivida: What’s Really in Your Feed? Enzymes for Healthier, Greener Livestock| 12/13/2018

Van Trump Conference’s Farm Tank Pitch Competition | 12/6/2018

Beta Hatch: Creating Better Food for Our Food … From Insects | 11/29/2018

Osmo Systems: Water Quality Sensors That Are Made for the Pond | 11/15/2018

VakSea: Proven Immune-Boosting Proteins for Aquaculture  | 11/8/2018

Nanopore: Microbe Testing That’s Cheap, Easy and Portable | 11/1/2018

P&P Optica: A New ‘Eye in the Sky’ to Prevent Food Contamination | 10/25/2018

NanoGuard: Preventing Foodborne Illness with Antimicrobial Cold Plasma Technology | 10/18/2018

SnapDNA: Food Safety Testing Redefined | 10/11/2018

ProteoSesne: Do You Really Know What’s in Your Food? | 10/4/2018

Equinom: Breeding the Plant Proteins of Tomorrow | 9/27/2018

Victory Hemp Foods: Will Hemp be America’s Next Commodity Crop? | 9/20/2018

Arvegenix: A Productive Winter Cover Crop That Pays | 9/13/2018

TerViva: Transforming Distressed Farmland for New Uses Through Pongamia | 9/6/2018

Panel: Mister Gadget and the Farm | 8/30/2018

Bear Flag Robotics: How Robotics Is Helping Farmers ‘Think Outside the Cab’ | 8/23/2018

Harvest CROO: Robots, Automation and the Future of Farm Labor | 8/16/2018

Soft Robotics: Unlocking the Promise of Robotic Automation in Agriculture | 8/9/2018

Agrobot: Automated Harvesting Robots Come to the Strawberry Field | 8/2/2018

Geltor: Engineering Proteins for Use in … Everything | 7/26/2018

Victory Hemp Foods: Will Hemp be America’s Next Commodity Row Crop?7/19/2018

Seek Food: Crickets: The Food of the Future | 7/12/2018

Crickets, Worms and Algae: Alternative Proteins and the Future of Food | 7/5/2018

Nutrivert: Postbiotics and the Promise of Non-Antibiotic Growth Promotion | 6/28/2018 

EIO Diagnostics: New Agtech Tools to Diagnose Udder Diseases in Dairy Animals Register | 6/21/2018

HerdDogg: Bringing IoT to the Field for Cattle Management | 6/14/2018

ApisProtect: Helping Beekeepers Prevent Losses and Increase Productivity in Their Hives | 6/7/2018

GrainChain: Verified, Instant and Secured Transactions for Agricultural Commodities | 5/31/2018

Annona: Real-Time Farm Management Apps for Global Food Companies | 5/24/2018

Mercaris: Bringing Market Intelligence to Sustainable Agriculture | 5/3/2018


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