On November 1, 2020, Montana’s new Hemp Program will become active and farmers will need to adhere to the new guidelines and procedures set in place by the Montana Department of Agriculture and USDA. The details of this program are important for both current and prospective hemp farmers to be aware of. Not only do they outline application procedures, but they also give a detailed description of testing protocol.
If you are considering growing CBD hemp seed in Montana, we recommend thoroughly examining the entire contents of the state’s new hemp program. Come October 31st, the pilot program will no longer be the ruling piece of legislation concerning hemp cultivation in the state.
In this article, we’ll discuss some important aspects of the USDA approved program and what’s expected of industrial hemp growers.
If you are already growing hemp on your Montana farm and are concerned about the new changes, you can relax. Yes, there are some differences between the previous pilot program and the new hemp laws, but the similarities far outweigh the changes. The most important section that you’ll want to pay attention to is the new process for inspections and sampling.
As you review the Montana Hemp Program with your lawyer, there are certain sections that you’ll want to pay definite attention to. Some important highlights and changes to the hemp program include:
Of course, this list is by no means comprehensive. We recommend reviewing the new Hemp Program before your next growing season.
The first step to maintaining compliance with Montana’s new hemp laws are to buy legal CBD hemp seeds for your farm. Call CBD Seed Co. today to order high CBD low THC hemp seeds and/or clones.