Melissa Nelson

Melissa Nelson
South Bend Industrial Hemp

I am an independent crop research facility in Central Kansas. I have both dryland and irrigated capabilities as well as a small indoor greenhouse. I grow industrial hemp, corn, sorghum, winter wheat, rye, soybeans and a variety of veggie crops. I am also co-owner of South Bend Industrial Hemp. South Bend focuses on helping grow the hemp industry in Kansas. South Bend also grows duel purpose varieties and working towards developing the grain and fiber industry as well. I also co-own and South Bend Industrial Hemp Processing, a decortication facility in the Midwest. Check out our story and more about our grow at or if you are interested in contracting for our facility. We are also a member of the Global Hemp Association.

Speaking at:

Building Supply (It Takes a Village)
GHA Seed Trials