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.
Hemp rules released
October 29, 2019—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released interim rules for hemp production. The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) studied the rules and submitted public comment.
ODA established a statewide hemp program in 2015, under the 2014 Farm Bill. ODA will continue to operate under this program for 2020.
Proposed rulemaking and public comments
ODA is taking public comments on proposed rulemaking.
Watch the question and answer webinar regarding the proposed rules.
Virtual hearing for public comment:
All other comments must be submitted by 5:00 pm on November 6, 2020.
Submit comments to:
- Amy Bingham, Rules Coordinator
635 Capitol Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
Oregon State Hemp Plan
This is a large document and may take a moment to load. State Hemp Plan