USDA Reopens Comment Period for Hemp Production Program Interim Final Rule

Clint Thompson USDA


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced earlier this month it has re-opened the comment period to the interim final rule published in October 2019 that established the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. AgNet Media’s Brian German has the story.

Written comments should be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking portal at

Comments may also be sent via email to or sent by postal mail to USDA/AMS/Specialty Crops Program Hemp Branch, 470 L’Enfant Plaza SW, PO Box 23192, Washington DC 20026.

Comments must be received by Oct. 8, 2020. More information about the provisions of the interim final rule is available on AMS’s Hemp Production webpage.