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Speaker: Travis Higginbotham, Co-owner and VP of Sales at The Hemp Mine

Session Title: Crop Forecasting for Greenhouse Young Plant, Flower, and Field Hemp Production

Saturday, July 10  10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Description:  Whether you are a field farmer producing hemp outdoors for CBD, an indoor/greenhouse grower producing premium smokable flower, or a greenhouse hemp liner producer offering hemp young plants to farmers in your region - proper production forecasting and cultivar selection is critical. We will discuss the intricacies of hemp forecasting by market avenue (flower, field, and young plant production) giving you tools that will equip you to reduce risk and have confidence in your production plan. 

Level: Intermediate           Type: Growing

Travis Higginbotham

Co-owner and VP of Sales at The Hemp Mine 

Higginbotham has an education in Horticulture from Clemson University and Virginia Tech. He served as Director of Research and Development for Battlefield Farms for 4 years. During his time at Battlefield Higginbotham managed genetic product development (new crop introductions) working with 28 different global flower breeding companies and advised retailers on crop performance and selection, nationwide. Higginbotham worked on many different products from post-harvest success during shipping, rearing of microorganisms as an alternative to harsh chemical use for pest management to much work with sole source, photoperiodic and supplemental lighting. Higginbotham finished his career at Battlefield with designing an entire LED sole source growing environmental which now Battlefield uses to acclimates stage III tissue culture and seed propagation on troubles species.

During Higginbotham’s research efforts with lighting he worked very closely with Philips Lighting and OSRAM/Fluence Bioengineering. Higginbotham accepted the position as Global Technical Support Director (Horticulture Service) for Fluence where he developed a grower consulting service to support Fluence’s sales teams to service all horticulture markets, globally.  

Today Higginbotham is Co-Owner and VP of Sales for The Hemp Mine, LLC. Higginbotham leads the sales and business development strategies for The Hemp Mine while managing the sales teams for both consumer ready products and genetics. The Hemp Mine currently produces a wide array of different products ranging from smoke-able flower, topicals to tinctures of different concentrations of Full and Broad spectrum oils for both humans and animals. These consumer products are sold in over 1,500 retail stores in the SE USA and on-line, nationwide. Higginbotham is also Founder and Owner of a group consultancy, Due Diligence Horticulture, LLC (DDH) where he and a select few specialists consultants on all aspects of Cannabis Cultivation & Business Development, globally. 

Welcome to The Hemp Mine: Premium Hemp is our family's passion.
We know our hemp--from start to finish, seed to consumer. And that kind of care is what makes our products premium. We start with quality high CBD hemp genetics. These are grown naturally without pesticides on our family land where crops have been farmed for 3 generations. We carefully harvest our plants and hang them to air dry in optimal conditions ensuring terpenes and cannabinoids are well preserved. Then we extract full spectrum hemp oil at our state of the art, super critical CO2 extraction facility. This extraction method preserves all of the compounds from the whole plant that contribute to the "entourage effect"--terpenes, cannabinoids, flavonoids, and fatty acids. This is what we call FULL SPECTRUM. From there oil is ISO lab tested, formulated into product, and ISO lab tested again before being placed in the marketplace. We are a family of farmers, horticulturists, PhD scientists, designers, and creators. We have the experience and passion to create the products you can trust to start living your best life today.

Address:   PO Box 327 Fair Play, SC 29643
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