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


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

December 3, 2019
Aaron Jarvis

Aaron Jarvis of Phylos Bioscience to Discuss Hemp Genetics at the Hemp Classic

Harrisonville, MO (12/03/2019) – Aaron Jarvis has been added to the agenda for the upcoming “Heart of America Agricultural Hemp Classic.” Aaron serves as the Executive […]
November 30, 2019
Anndrea Hermann

Anndrea Hermann Returning to Speak at Upcoming Hemp Classic

Harrisonville, MO (11/30/2019) – Anndrea Hermann, Director of Inside Sales at Hemp Production Services, will be returning to speak at the upcoming “Heart of America – […]
November 21, 2019
Andy Huston American Hemp Research

Andy Huston of American Hemp Research Set to Present at Upcoming Hemp Classic

Harrisonville, MO (11/21/2019) – Andy Huston, CEO and founder of American Hemp Research, will be one of the speakers presenting during the upcoming “Heart of America […]