Hemp

​​​​Federal Hemp Program

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill, Section 10113) directs the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue regulations and guidance to implement a program for the commercial production of industrial hemp in the United States. Find more information on the USDA Hemp Production Program webpage​. ​

States have until January 1, 2022 to begin operating under a plan approved by the USDA. Oregon will continue to operate under current state laws and rules for 2021. 

The Oregon Department of Agriculture is working with industry, the state legislature, and our federal partners to develop laws and rules to meet the USDA requirements and to submit a state plan to USDA for approval later in 2021. ​Sign up for email updates.​

Resources

Oregon Revised Statute Chapter 571

Agricultural hemp seed labeling and certification ORS 571.302 to 571.348

Oregon Administrative Rules 603-048: Industrial Hemp

OAR 603-048: Industrial Hemp

Testing rules for 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

2018 Farm Bill: Subtitle G—Hemp Production

2018 Farm Bill

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​Contact​

Hemp Program
635 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4652
Fax: 503-986-4786

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