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September 17, 2020 / View Post

INNOVATOR PROFILE: KATTIA JIMÉNEZ

2018 was a year of change for Kattia Jiménez—it’s the year she left her full-time travel position with the Centers for Disease Control and began her new academic appointment at UW–Madison’s All of Us Research Program, and it’s also the year she launched her company, Mount Horeb Hemp LLC. In the fall of 2017, the […]

May 14, 2020 / View Post

Hemp Cost of Production Survey

Researchers at UW-Madison and UW-Platteville are seeking hemp farmers to complete a Cost of Production Survey.

December 27, 2019 / View Post

Hemp Can Do It – Episode 6

Kattia Jimenez speaks with crop consultant, seed breeder, and cannabis activist Benjamin F Grant. The two discuss farmer partnerships, Wisconsin’s hemp pilot program, and challenges for growers in the 2019 season.

October 18, 2019 / View Post

Mount Horeb’s Hemp Hustler

Kattia Jimenez discusses her and her husband’s venture into hemp farming and where their business, Mount Horeb Hemp is headed.

June 29, 2019 / View Post

Hemp Can Do It – Episode 5

Josh Hendrix from the Hemp Happy Hour Kattia speaks to Josh Hendrix of the US Hemp Roundtable about Kentucky hemp, the CBD market and Wisconsin’s hemp potential.

May 19, 2019 / View Post

Hemp Can Do It – Episode 4

Mount Horeb Hemp’s Kattia Jimenez speaks with UW-Madison assistant professor of agronomy and Extension specialist Rodrigo Werle, the leader of the UW-Madison Industrial Hemp Project.

April 9, 2019 / View Post

Hemp Can Do It – Episode 3

Behind The Scenes Of Wisconsin’s Hemp Pilot Program In this episode of Hemp Can Do It, Kattia and Larry speak with Brian Kuhn of Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection. Brian heads the Bureau of Plant Industry, the department tasked with creating the industrial hemp pilot program for Wisconsin.

April 2, 2019 / View Post

Hemp Can Do It – Episode 2

Meet The Senator Who Legalized Hemp In Wisconsin In this episode of Hemp Can Do It!, Larry and Kattia speak with State Senator Patrick Testin from Wisconsin’s 24th district. Senator Testin helped write and pass Act 100, which created the industrial hemp pilot program for Wisconsin.

March 31, 2019 / View Post

Mount Horeb Hemp Featured in Isthmus

To read the article link HERE

March 29, 2019 / View Post

Listen to us on the Hemp Can Do It Podcast

In this first episode of Hemp Can Do It!, News Director Molly Stentz speaks with Wisconsin Hemp Alliance co-founders Larry Konopacki and Kattia Jimenez about the growing pains of our state’s industrial hemp pilot program.  

February 3, 2019 / View Post

CBD ‘gold rush’ could mean big business for Wisconsin’s hemp industry

We were featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s article about Wisconsins hemp “gold rush”. Read the article here.

December 27, 2018 / View Post

Hemp farmers hope bankers will realize value of crop, while bankers say they have concerns

We were featured in Channel 3000’s article about hemp farming and banking. Read the article here.

November 7, 2018 / View Post

FOX 11 Investigates: 1st year of Wisconsin hemp program

We were featured in Fox 11 Investigates article about the first year of the Wisconsin hemp program. Read the article here.

October 16, 2018 / View Post

Farmers pour time, money and aspirations into hemp with harvest season underway

We were featured in Channel 3000’s article about Wisconsin hemp farmers. Read the article here.

July 20, 2018 / View Post

FOX 11 Investigates Wisconsin’s industrial hemp program

We were featured in Fox 11’s investigation into Wisconsin’s industrial hemp program. Read the article here.

May 11, 2018 / View Post

Making history: Farmer gets ready to grow hemp in Wisconsin