Heart of America Agricultural Hemp Classic

Building on the success of our sold-out 2019 Missouri Hemp Conference, the Missouri Hemp Association is planning another grower conference to be held in January 2020. The “Heart of America Agricultural Hemp Classic” will be held at Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center in Independence, Missouri.

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Who is the Missouri Hemp Association?

We are a commodity group that wants to expand the resources of Missouri agricultural hemp to benefit farmers, processors, manufacturers, and consumers. We want to use hemp-based products to make our state a place that fosters entrepreneurship for growing hemp.

Mission and Vision

Our mission is to educate and create value by using solid research to support development and growth in the hemp industry in Missouri.

Our vision is to help entrepreneurs at every level take measurable risks utilizing high quality, truthful information to avoid disinformation and fraud in the system.

The MHA Team

William J. Cook

Executive Director

Meghan T. Dixon

Executive Administrator

Derek L. Fox

Marketing & Tech Lead

Baylee K. Neal

Membership Director


MHA Associates

MHA Associates work with the MHA and its members to provide high-quality products, services, and opportunities. They agree to treat MHA members fairly and professionally, to pay attention to our members needs, and to create value for our members. If a business is listed as an MHA Associate, our members can trust that they have been properly vetted and are a good company to do business with.


If you are interested in being a part of the Missouri agricultural hemp industry, you should consider joining the Missouri Hemp Association. We are currently accepting personal and business members.

Why Should I Join?

  • Be a part of creating opportunities for Missouri agricultural hemp
  • Get access to great education and information on the latest Missouri hemp news
  • Be a part of creating a big voice for Missouri hemp

Click here to purchase a membership. You can also call the MHA office (573) 416-0273.

Latest News and Education

January 13, 2020
James Bennett

James Bennett to Replace Anndrea Hermann at Hemp Classic

Harrisonville, MO (1/13/20) – Due to travel and weather issues, Anndrea Hermann will not be able to speak at this week’s “Heart of America Agricultural Hemp […]
January 9, 2020
Hemp Producer Conference Announced for January 2020

Last Call for Tickets for the Hemp Classic

Harrisonville, MO (01/09/2020) – There is still space available to attend the “Heart of America Agricultural Hemp Classic” next week in Independence, Missouri. Tickets are currently […]
January 3, 2020
Hemp Subdivision and One Voice Program Added as Topics at Hemp Classic

Hemp Subdivision and One-Voice Program Added as Topics at Hemp Classic

Harrisonville, MO (01/03/2020) – Two topics have been added to the agenda for the upcoming “Heart of America Agricultural Hemp Classic” – a hemp producer conference […]