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Industrial Hemp

2019 Ag Chairs Summit
July 15, 2019
10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Imperial 5-7-9

Indiana | Representative Don Lehe

North Dakota, Representative Dennis Johnson

Canada’s Experience | Ted Haney, Canada Hemp Trade Alliance
Haney Presentation: Hemp $1 Billion Blueprint

Industrial Hemp Session Summary


Don Lehe

Indiana House of Representaives

Representative Lehe is the owner and operator of Lehe Farms, Inc. He taught high school for three years before moving to farming full time. He has served in the House since 2002 and serves as Chair of the Indiana Rural Caucus. [node:read-more:link]

Ted Haney

Executive Director
Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance

Haney is Executive Director of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance. Haney has 30 years’ domestic and international management and marketing experience promoting Canadian products and services. He managed the Canada Beef Export Federation for 20 years, and previously served on the board of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance. [node:read-more:link]

Dennis Johnson

North Dakota House of Representatives

Representative Johnson has served in the House since 1993. He is a farmer and Vietnam Veteran, having served in the Seabees of the U.S. Navy. [node:read-more:link]


Shelley Hughes

Alaska Senate

Senator Hughes has served in the Senate since 2017. Hughes was previously a member of the Alaska House of Representatives from January 18, 2013 until January 22, 2017, Her career history includes a long history with the Alaska Primary Care Association and the Legislative Aide of Representative Gatto, who was a founding member of SARL. [node:read-more:link]