Dr. Adam Ingrao
Bee Wise Farms
Dr. Ingrao has a rich professional and research background in commercial agriculture, and is nationally recognized for his efforts to assist military veterans in entering the ag industry. He holds a BS in Agriculture and Plant Science from California Polytechnic State University and a PhD in Agricultural Entomology from Michigan State University. As the previous owner/operator of MMI Apothecary in California and current owner/operator of the HI Hemp Co. in Michigan, Ingrao has extensive experience working professionally as a grower and operator in the medical marijuana and industrial hemp sectors over the last 12 years. Ingrao and his wife also own and operate Bee Wise Farms LLC in Newberry, MI where they keep bees and produce cut flowers. Additionally, Ingrao is the Veterans’ Liaison and an agricultural entomologist at MSU Extension.