Hemp Drying Basics & Advanced Strategies
Matthew Clark, Director of Safety and Compliance, IEC Thermo
An introduction to the challenges and realities of drying hemp biomass. From basics to more advanced strategies we cover what you need to know to create a solid plan for drying your hemp harvest.
Matthew first joined the legal cannabis industry in 2015 in Washington State. With the expansion of hemp production in late 2018 he turned his attention to hemp operations as well. Since then he has managed all aspects of cannabis and hemp production, processing, and sales. From opening and operating retail dispensaries to managing multiple large-scale indoor production facilities Matthew has seen it all and brings a wide range of solutions to the growing industry.
With more than 25 years of professional experience Matthew easily navigates the complexity of regulations related to cannabis and hemp production. From retail to large scale cannabis and hemp production, processing, and extraction he understands the processes and provides “how-to” implementation plans, trainings, and standard operating procedures to ensure compliance and productivity.
Prior to joining the cannabis industry Matthew was a small business owner, entrepreneur, code compliance officer and safety coordinator. Matthew is also the founder of Think Happy Consulting, a consulting firm focused on bringing compliance and workplace safety for the cannabis and hemp industry.