This is an encore presentation of an episode that was originally on July 10, 2019.
According to Dr. Ron Kander, materials engineering professor at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, the way to ramp up the hemp industry is to start small.
“You have to find some high-value, low-volume products that can use hemp as a biomass so that you can start developing processes that then let you put that material into consumer products and industrial products and show a value chain, and then that will allow you to grow volume and look at larger applications down the line,” Kander explains in the week's episode of the Industrial Hemp Podcast.
We talk supply chains, carbon negative technology and the fascinating hemp research his students are conducting at Thomas Jefferson.
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