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IND HEMP Main Office:
1210 22nd St, Ft. Benton, MT 59442
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1500 27th Street Fort Benton, MT 59442
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1288 MT. Hwy 80 Fort Benton, MT 59442
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22 Astor Ave. Belgrade, MT 59714

The recent webinar hosted by Cornell University delved into the intricacies of the industrial hemp supply chain, featuring Trey Riddle, the Chief Strategy Officer of IND HEMP. Operating within the American hemp sector, IND HEMP focuses on fiber and grain processing, rooted in a family-owned ethos emphasizing hemp’s positive impact on industries and the environment. Trey’s presentation provided a comprehensive overview of the hemp supply chain, stressing the importance of coordination across agriculture, processing, and market sectors. With IND HEMP’s operations based in Fort Benton, Montana, the company’s emphasis is on partnerships with over 30,000 acres of hemp cultivation to date, along with supporting organic farming pathways underscores its commitment to sustainable and diversified production methods.

Throughout the webinar, Trey emphasized the significance of collaboration and cooperation within the industry, highlighting the challenges and opportunities present in establishing a robust hemp supply chain. From supporting farmers with contracts and agronomic assistance to fostering integrated relationships across the industry spectrum, the webinar underscored the need for cohesive efforts to overcome bottlenecks and maximize hemp’s potential. He explored the critical role of value-added processors, a key component in the hemp supply chain that IND HEMP actively engages with to ensure the continuous movement of materials towards market consumption. These entities specialize in transforming processed hemp into a plethora of products, ranging from textiles and construction materials like hempcrete to food items and biodegradable plastics. Such partnerships are instrumental in broadening the hemp market, introducing innovative and sustainable alternatives to traditional materials and products. IND HEMP’s collaboration with these processors exemplifies a strategic approach to market integration, enhancing the applicability and demand for hemp-based solutions across diverse industries. This synergy not only amplifies the market reach of hemp products but also highlights the importance of supply chain coordination. By fostering strong relationships across all levels—from farmers to value added processors—IND HEMP catalyzes the industry’s expansion, ensuring the hemp sector’s prosperity and its contribution to environmental sustainability. 

By prioritizing a triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit, IND HEMP’s approach can serve as a model for sustainable and profitable operations in the expanding hemp sector. The webinar not only offers insights into industrial hemp’s potential as a phytoremediator and sustainable solution but also showcased the pivotal role of collaboration and innovation in unlocking the full economic and environmental benefits of the hemp industry.

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