How do I start a Career in Hemp Farming?

Published By Rakshanda Tiwari, 22 Aug 2019

Career in Hemp Farming
I think Hemp Farming is a great Career option. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Hemp Farming is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Hemp Farming. My research about a Career in Hemp Farming became a lot more meaningful when I found: 

Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal's outlook!

Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal has 6 years & 9 months of professional experience in Hemp Farming. Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal has worked in Hemp Farming as Director in Everest Eco Hemp. In Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal's own words, this is how Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal got into Hemp Farming: "I went to Sanskriti School and then finally passed out of British School, New Delhi where I took the IB board in order to go abroad. After that I went to the University of Richmond where I majored in International Economics and International Business and did a minor in Italian." Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on: 

Career Video on Hemp Farming

In a video, Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Hemp Farming. Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal started by explaining Hemp Farming as: "Hemp Farming is not growing Marijuana. Hemp and Marijuana come from the same plant called Cannabis but are 2 very different things. Hemp is the sister plant of Marijuana which has a lot of uses but no drug content." The video was an engaging disposition.
In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Hemp Farming, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Hemp Farming. Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Finance

  • Meteorology

  • Farming Techniques

  • Agriculture Supply Chain

  • Conceptual Knowledge

  • Operations

  • Local Business Laws

  • Soil Types

Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Hemp Farming:

  • Communication

  • Use of Machinery

  • Innovation

  • Creativity

  • Recruitment

  • Networking

  • Crisis Management

  • Manpower Management

There are great positives of this Career.
Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Hemp Farming:

  • Job Satisfaction

  • Giving Back to Society

  • Being Different

  • Dynamic Work Environment

  • Travelling

Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Hemp Farming:

  • Difference between Hemp and Marijuana

  • Networking

  • Interpreting the Laws

  • Lobbing for Govt. Policies

  • Getting Land for Farming

  • Standardization

In the final section of the video Dilsher Singh Dhaliwal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Hemp Farming. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Hemp Farming, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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