April 2, 2020
USDA has approved hemp production plans from two additional states and three additional tribes, bringing the total number of approved plans to 31.
The plans approved most recently were from South Carolina, West Virginia, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.
Previously approved plans include:
Colorado River Indian Tribes
Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Fort Belknap Indian Community
Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska
La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indian Tribes
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Pueblo of Picuris Tribe
Santa Rosa Cahuilla Indian Tribe
Santee Sioux Nation
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
USDA continues to receive and review hemp production plans from states and Indian tribes. To review approved plans or check the status of a plan, visit the Status of State and Tribal Hemp Production Plans webpage.
The 2018 Farm Bill directed USDA to develop a regulatory oversight program for hemp and include provisions for USDA to approve hemp production plans submitted by states and Indian tribes. Accordingly, on Oct. 31, 2019, USDA issued an interim final rule establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program and the provisions for USDA to approve submitted plans. State and tribal plans provide details on practices and procedures that enable hemp producers in their jurisdictions to operate according to their individual plans and in compliance with federal laws.
For additional information about the program, visit the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program webpage.
For information or questions related to a specific plan, please contact the applicable state or tribe.
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