Recordkeeping Requirements (2018-21 annual registrants)

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.

Hemp Grower​ Records

If you had a grower annual registration from DATCP in any year from 2018-21, you must keep the following records for three (3) years: 

  • Total acres or square footage of hemp
  • Hemp source
  • Hemp variety
  • Final disposition and destination of hemp
    • Quantity harvested, including weight and volume
    • Total acres or square footage destroyed
    • Quantity sold
  • Name and address of processor(s) where hemp was sent for processing
  • If the hemp was not processed, a description of the process that was used to destroy or dispose of the hemp
  • Copy of the fit for commerce certificate for each lot of hemp
  • DATCP retains the authority the request copies of these records from you

Hemp ​Processor Records

If you had a proceesor annual registration from DATCP in any year from 2018-21, you must keep these records for three (3) years:

  • S​ources of hemp, including sellers' license numbers and quantities purchased
  • Names and address of recipients of processed hemp, and quantities sold
  • DATCP retains the authority to request copies of these records from you