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Northey on Domestic Hemp Production Program

Dan Hemp

Late last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it was establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, which creates a consistent regulatory framework around hemp production throughout the United States. Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey has more details about the new program. An interim final rule formalizing the program has been published in the Federal Register, and …

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Commissioner Nikki Fried on USDA Federal Hemp Program Rules

Dan Florida, Hemp, Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced its long-awaited Domestic Hemp Production Program rules, following the reclassification of hemp as an agricultural commodity in the 2018 federal Farm Bill. Agriculture Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried, who will oversee Florida’s state hemp program through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, offered the following statement: “The announcement by the USDA is welcome news …

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USDA Establishes Domestic Hemp Production Program

Dan Hemp, Industry News Release

(USDA) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the establishment of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. This program, as required by the 2018 farm bill, creates a consistent regulatory framework around hemp production throughout the United States. “At USDA, we are always excited when there are new economic opportunities for our farmers, and we hope the ability to …