Beginning January 1, 2022, hemp growers will be licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and hemp processors will no longer require a license.
Beginning January 1, 2022, the DATCP hemp program is discontinued. This webpage is for informational purposes only and is not regularly updated.
Data as of December 13, 2021
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A license was a one-time license for the duration of the research program, and an annual registration was issued for one year at a time. A license holder was required to have a license and a current annual registration to grow or process in a given year. A grower with a current annual registration could process the hemp that they grew without an additional processor license and registration.
2021 Growing Season (as of 10/4/21)
Hemp reported planted, anticipated acres, and number of locations by county.
The numbers below are an estimate and are subject to change.
*Insufficient to maintain non-disclosure of licensee(s)