Market Access Certification and Inspection

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is now accepting applications for the 2017 annual registration to grow and handle industrial hemp. We will begin accepting applications for the 2018 annual registration in mid-November. 

A registration is needed for growing or handling industrial hemp. An additional registration is needed for those wishing to produce or handle agricultural hemp seed. 

  • Grower registration fee: $1,300
  • Handler registration fee: $1,300
  • Agricultural hemp seed production registration fee:​​​​​​ $120
    • The agricultural hemp seed production registration must accompany either a grower or handler registration. 

Growers

Industrial hemp growers registration application (2018)

Use this application to apply for growing industrial hemp and handling agricultural hemp seed. Registration application for growing industrial hemp

Industrial hemp registration change request form

Use this form to revise information that was initially reported on your industrial hemp registration. Change request form

Industrial hemp sample request for growers

Use this form to request an official sampling from the ODA or an accredited laboratory. Sampling request for industrial hemp

Production information: Insects and mites associated with hemp

Info from Colorado State University on all of the “bugs” (insects, spiders, mites, etc.) that might be found in a hemp field. Hemp insects identification website

Handlers

Industrial hemp handlers registration application (2018)

Registration application for handling industrial hemp

Laboratories

ORELAP (Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program) accredited laboratories who have completed training with ODA:

  • Accu Labs
  • Cascadia Labs
  • ChemHistory
  • CS Laboratories
  • Evio Laboratories
  • Green Leaf Lab
  • Iron Laboratories
  • Juniper Analytics
  • MRX Labs
  • OG Analytical
  • Pixis Labs
  • Rose City Labs
  • SC Laboratories Oregon LLC​
  • Synergistic Pesticide Laboratory​

The Oregon Health Authority's full list of ORELAP accredited labs​ 

Industrial hemp pre-harvest testing: Sampling protocol & process

All sampling must be performed by personnel employed by a laboratory or ODA. Industrial hemp sampling protocol
Industrial hemp on-site sampling form

Industrial hemp pre-harvest testing: Testing protocol

All testing must be performed by personnel employed by a laboratory or ODA. Industrial hemp testing protocol

Industrial hemp pre-harvest: THC report

This form is for laboratory use for reporting total Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in pre-harvest tests of industrial hemp. Industrial hemp pre-harvest THC report

Test results notification form for industrial hemp

Test results notification form

Laws and rules

Chapter Law 71 - Updated in 2016 legislative session

Replaces ORS 571.300 - 571.315 Industrial Hemp Growers and Handlers Chapter Law 71 - relating to industrial hemp

Oregon Administrative Rules - Division 48: Industrial Hemp

OAR Division 48, 603-048

Testing rules for industrial hemp

There is a reporting requirement for failed tests on consumable commodities or products by a laboratory. Testing rules are based on requirements provided by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). OAR 333-007 Marijuana Labeling, Concentration Limits, and Testing
OAR 333-064 Accreditation of Laboratories

Industrial Hemp Rules Advisory Committee (RAC)

The Industrial Hemp Rules Advisory Committee is comprised of varied industry experts, depending on the topic of focus, to help develop rule changes. Please contact ODA if you have additional questions regarding this committee, the members, and their work. 

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Register to receive email correspondence regarding industrial hemp industry implementation and regulation.

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​Contact​

Market Access and Certification
635 Capitol St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4620
For more information:
industrial-hemp@oda.state.or.us

Ron Pence
Operations Manager
Commodity Inspection
Phone: 503-986-4557

​​More info from ODA