Join Us

Wednesday, March 4th 2020

12 pm - 6 pm

Holiday Inn Lancaster

26 E Chestnut St. 

Lancaster, Pa 17602

About Us

A word from our organizers

Hello!! Thank you for taking an interest in participating in the first annual

Keystone Hemp Conference. It's our absolute pleasure to host you. 

Did you know that 32% of Pennsylvania's hemp cultivation permit holders are located in 

Lancaster County? Lancaster County has a rich history of sustainable agriculture 

practices and generations of farmers looking for the next cash crop. 

We have a passion for cannabis and a deeply rooted desire

to help support sustainable agriculture and the growth of the hemp industry in

a responsible and equally lucrative way. 

Transitioning from low ROI crops to high ROI crops can prove to be a difficult task, but our panel of experts and strategic planning session will help you prepare effectively and ensure you leave with all of the necessary resources to be successful in this rapidly changing industry. 

Our goal is simple, connect the dots for you. Let us provide you with the introduction to trusted and vetted resources and experts, genetics, certified labs, processors, sales outlets and more. 

With your help, we can strengthen the supply chain in Pennsylvania from seed-to-sale. In

turn effecting other aspects of our local economy like jobs, commerce and

sustainable agriculture. This conference is about strategy, education and

preparation. We're looking forward to having you.


Expert Led Presentations

Beyond Organics

Organic and sustainable agriculture is a staple in Pennsylvania and truly important when cultivating high-quality plant-based medicine. We'll discuss the future of organic farming

2020 USDA Regulations

Navigating a developing industry can be difficult, especially in terms of regulations. Our experts will help you better understand the USDA regulations moving forward

Soil & Plant Health

Healthy soil produces healthy crops with minimal amounts of external inputs. Let's discuss the importance of this vital living ecosystem

Versatility & Strategy

Having versatility in this rapidly changing industry is key to your success. Strategically planning for various outcomes helps mitigate unforeseen events

Market Analysis & 2020 Trends

What happened to the market in 2019? Will history repeat itself? We'll be providing predictions and strategies to monetize your investment quickly

Genetics & Testing

Genetics and testing are two of the hottest topics in hemp lately, as they are both equally important when planning for a successful season. 

Our Experts / Vendors

Judy Wicks, All Together Now Pa


Uniting Pennsylvania's rural and urban communities to build resilient regional economies that work for all

Joe Barnes, EzClonez


Pioneering the “Cloning Machine Niche”, EZ-CLONE has become the Industry Leader, winning growers’ praise and multiple industry accolades as they understand your demand for superior products and can thoroughly fulfill your Plant Cloning and Propagation needs. 

Shane Evans, Living Soil Expert


Shane Evans is an organic, living soil expert with years of cannabis cultivation experience and will provide an in-depth analysis of the future of organic cultivation practices in the hemp industry

Erica Stark, NHA


 We firmly believe that American industry is trending towards bio-sustainability and hemp plays a critical role in the establishment of a new economic paradigm. The National Hemp Association is dedicated to shifting the perception of hemp as being an alternative crop to a mainstream commodity. 

Drew Carter, BAM-FX


 BAM-FX is a plant priming platform technology that utilizes the latest scientific discoveries in biochemistry, agronomy and chemical engineering to enhance nutrition efficiency, biotic and abiotic stress tolerance, and crop quality. 

Nevin Duarte, Ruhl Insurance


 Agricultural insurance presents challenges that require a specialized agent force. Our dedicated agents set the industry standard as qualified, knowledgeable agricultural risk managers. 

Grove Bags


 We strive to produce high quality products, allowing for the most effective packaging in preserving cannabis. Our goal is to deliver top-notch packaging at affordable prices. 

US Cannalytics


US Cannalytics uses advanced technology to conveniently and cost-effectively accomplish all testing required by the Pennsylvania Department of Health


Additional Information

Important Information

Admission $30. Follow the ticketing links to register. If you are unable to register online, please call (717) 723- 3668 or email Please contact us directly for refund policy. 

Light refreshments will be available. There is a restaurant and lounge in the hotel for food services. 

All conference guests receive complimentary parking. It is available in the Duke St. garage beside the hotel. Please bring your ticket with you to the conference and the front desk will validate your ticket so you don't get charged for parking. 

Conference starts at 12 pm. Networking from 12-1:30 pm. Presentations from industry experts from 1:30 - 4 pm (with a short break in the middle). Additional time for networking and valuable conversations from 4 - 6 pm. 

Please bring a note pad and pen as you will want to take notes. 

In inclement weather, the conference will be rescheduled to a later date. 

Tickets Are Selling Fast!!!

Our strategic planning session is selling out fast. We want to ensure you have the time to connect with industry partners and create meaningful relationships that will drive your success. Seating is very limited so please reserve your spot today. 

Contact Us

Send us a message and we'll get back to you within 24 hours

Keystone Hemp Conference

We love questions and feedback, so please don't hesitate to contact us!

To register by phone please call

(717) 723-3668

Wednesday, March 4th 2020

Networking 12 pm - 1:30 pm

Presentations 1:30 - 4 pm

Networking 4 - 6 pm