Online Training for Everyone Interested in America's Fast-Growing Hemp and CBD Industries

What Are Hemp Boot Camp Webinars?​

  • Hemp Boot Camp Webinars are live, online training sessions.

  • They are hosted by Jeffrey Friedland, and each segment includes one or more industry experts. 

  • Each Webinar is approximately one-hour in length and includes a live question and answer session. 

We've brought our Hemp Boot Camps online!


We've held our intensive one-day workshops in key agricultural states, and now we're going national with our Hemp Boot Camp Webinars!

Hemp Boot Camp Webinars:

Topics and Dates

(All webinars begin at 1:00 PM ET include a live question and answer session,  and are typically one hour in length.)

Saturday, April 4

Hemp: It's All About a Plant

  • Cannabis, hemp and the development of civilization

  • The confusion regarding cannabis, marijuana, and hemp. 

  • Hemp Varieties, Cultivars or Strains

  • Trichomes

  • Cannabinoids: Chemical Compounds in the Cannabis Plant 

  • Terpenes 

Saturday, April 18 

The Legal Status of Hemp and CBD

  • The 1937 Marijuana Tax Act which ended hemp growing in the U.S.

  • The 2014 Farm Bill

  • The 2018 Farm Bill

  • The Role of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • The role of the states' and their departments of agriculture 

  • The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) role and position regarding hemp and CBD

Saturday, April 25

Medical, Health, Nutritional Benefits of CBD 

  • Why cannabis affects us

  • The Endocannabinoid System

  • Medical, Health and Wellness Benefits of CBD

  • Charlotte's Web - A Game Changer

  • The Entourage or Whole Plant Effect

Saturday, May 2

Deciding Whether to Grow Hemp for Fiber, Grain and/or CBD

  • Growing hemp for fiber or grain or for CBD have been described as growing two different crops

  • Differences in varieties, strains, or cultivars

  • Growing from clones or seeds

  • Differences in planting, fertilization, pesticides and water

  • Differences in harvesting

  • Differences in post-harvest processing

  • Economics of growing hemp for fiber and grain, or CBD, now in the future

Saturday, May 9

Growing and Processing Hemp for Fiber or Grain

  • The decision to grow from seeds or clones

  • Determining an appropriate strain, cultivar, or variety

  • Sowing and Seed Placement

  • Fertilizer, Weeds, Disease and Insect Management

  • Testing and Certificates of Analysis (COAs)

Saturday, May 16

Harvesting Hemp for Fiber or Grain 

  • The Harvesting Process

  • Drying Hemp After Harvesting

  • Retting

  • Decortication

  • Destemming, Debudding, or Bucking and Trimming 


Saturday, May 23

Growing and Processing Hemp for Cannabinoids Including CBD

  • Determining an appropriate strain, cultivar, or variety

  • Deciding to grow from seeds or clones

  • Destemming, Debudding, or Bucking

  • Trimming

  • Decarboxylation

  • Extraction of Cannabinoids

  • Steam Distillation

  • Hydrocarbon and Natural Solvent Extraction

  • Winterization

  • Short Path Distillation

  • Extracted products including isolate, water-soluble powder, broad-spectrum oil, and full-spectrum oil.

  • Testing, Quality Control, and Certificates of Analysis (COAs)

Saturday, May 30

The Market for Hemp Fiber, Biomass, or Grain

  • Construction materials including chipboard and particleboard

  • Animal bedding

  • Animal feed

  • Biodiesel

  • Biomass

  • Fuel Pellets

  • Plastics

  • Hempcrete

  • Hemp seeds and hemp seed oil for human consumption 

  • Insulation

  • Plaster

Saturday, June 6

The Market for Cannabinoids Derived From Hemp, Including CBD

  • Beauty and Cosmetic Products

  • Oil Capsules

  • Concentrates

  • Beverages Containing CBD

  • Edible Products

  • Oils or tinctures, including vaping oil

  • Pet products

  • Smokable hemp

  • Topical products

  • Transdermal patches 

You Should Attend Our Hemp Boot Camp Webinars, If...


  • You're growing other crops and want to learn about cultivating hemp?

  • You're growing hemp and interested in the latest information and insight as to "what's working," and "what's not working" in the hemp industry, and current trends, including the market for hemp fiber, seeds, and CBD oil?

  • You're an entrepreneur interested in an early-to- market advantage in the new and fast-growing hemp or CBD industries?

  • You're an investor seeking to better understand the hemp and CBD industries as new investment opportunities?

Why You Should Attend our Hemp Webinars

  • As new legal industries hemp and CBD, while there is abundant information online, it's hard to determine what to believe and what not to believe. Our Hemp Webinars include industry professionals, who have "been there and done it." 

  • We'll provide insight into the difference between growing, cultivating and processing hemp for grain or fiber, compared to CBD. We'll discuss the difference in the varieties and strains of the plant, whether to start from seeds or clones and planting and cultivation techniques.

  • One key question that all new growers have to answer, is whether they should grow hemp for fiber or seeds, or for cannabinoids, including CBD. We'll provide you with current information regarding the advantages and disadvantages of both. Most importantly, we'll provide you with operating insight into both. 

  • Like any new business, the economics are key in determining whether to enter the hemp and/or CBD industries. We'll discuss current and likely future trends, including what we've seen and are seeing throughout the U.S. 

  • Our Hemp Boot Camp webinars are hosted by Jeffrey Friedland, who is a thought-leader and veteran of the cannabis, hemp, and CBD industries. 

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