Eric Skrum, Wisconsin Bankers Association
608/441-1216 | [email protected]

Madison, WI – Hemp continues to be a confusing issue on both the regulatory and the practical level in Wisconsin. The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill into law has intensified the discussion and scrutiny on the growth potential of the hemp market.

The Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) is hosting a panel of subject matter experts on May 21. The panelists will represent legislative, regulatory, and practical business perspectives during the discussion. Each of the participating panelists will address the challenges and possible solutions regarding the future of hemp in the Badger State.The panel is one of the sessions being held during WBA’s Capitol Day event.

Panelists include

  • Senator Pat Testin
  • Jennifer Heaton-Amrhein, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
  • Larry Konopacki, Wisconsin Hemp Alliance
  • Scott Birrenkott, Wisconsin Bankers Association

11:00 –11:45 a.m.

Monona Terrace

This is the opportunity to speak to subject matter experts on the issue of hemp representing a wide variety of viewpoints. Legislative, regulatory, and practical business perspectives will be represented.

For a Media Pass, please contact the WBA’s Eric Skrum at 608-441-1216, [email protected]

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