Ryan Loflin of Rocky Mountain Hemp Inc in 2013 was the first Colorado farmer in 57 years to plant, successfully harvest, and process an industrial hemp crop in the United States. This accomplishment has been chronicled in major news outlets such as The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, The Guardian, LA Times, Yahoo news, and The Denver Post. Ryan and Rocky Mountain Hemp were also featured on the television program “Ten Things You Don’t Know” hosted by Henry Rollins airing on The History Channel 2.
Ryan is a 4 th generation Colorado farmer who was raised on an alfalfa, corn, wheat, and cattle
production farm in Southeastern Colorado. Ryan has spent over 20 years building custom homes and has very deep background in construction as well as farming. This over 20 year history in the building industry gives Ryan expertise and knowledge needed to create hemp building materials with the confidence that they will not fail. After creating Rocky Mountain Hemp, Inc., in 2013, Ryan recently purchased the family farm from his father. RMH is dedicated to leading efforts in legalizing industrial hemp farming in the United States. Rocky Mountain Hemp continues to pursue the development of our hemp seed genetics while perfecting the nuances of hemp farming in Colorado.