Growing High-CBD Hemp in Arkansas

What You Need to Know About Growing CBD Seeds in Arkansas

Growing hemp in any state can be challenging because of regulations.  Requiring a thorough understanding of the local regulations potential farmers here in Arkansas.  To properly and profitably growing hemp you must know a significant amount about legalities like–where you can buy CBD seeds and which pesticides are allowed? You also must have a clear picture of what the state of Arkansas requires. Luckily, there are a variety of sources out there, including our in-house experts here at CBD Seed Co.

Arkansas Regulations for CBD Growing Clones & Seeds

When weighing whether to become a hemp farmer here in Arkansas, and even once you are, the rules in that state you live in are really important to be aware of and abide by.

Currently, hemp growing is legal in Arkansas. The Arkansas State Plant Board is in charge of the state hemp program.   Farmers can grow high CBD hemp but only those with licenses can distribute or market raw hemp flowers.  You should know, in Arkansas, individuals who are not licensed, like farmers, are not allowed to sell directly to retailers or consumers —only to licensed processors. There are other regulations on things like which CBD seeds you can buy and what types of fertilizers and pesticides you can use on your hemp as well. The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is a great resource for guidance on growing clones and/or seeds and you can find additional resources here  at the University of Arkansas website. 

Arkansas regulations for growing seeds and clones

Regions of Arkansas where CBD is Grown

CBD hemp plants can be easier to grow than other more fickle ones.  But some spots in the US and some states will be better for growing hemp.  Arkansas has great land for growing hemp. From Madison county in the northwest part of Arkansas all the way down to Lincoln County Arkansas and Chicot Counties–farmers can easily transition part of their land to hemp.   To get a better understanding of which planting zone you will be planting in, in Arkansas look  here.

Arkansas  Hemp & CBD Seed News – Links to News Coverage

When you start hemp farming here in Arkansas, it is important to keep up with legislation, news and events.  Any information about hemp or CBD seeds and regulations is going to be part of your success. There are a number of ways to get this info including talking to your CBD Seed Co account manager regularly and doing independent research and news.  There are many great sources for CBD and hemp laws and updates out there.  For local and state updates try going on the website and to keep up with national news check out the National Hemp Organization’s site.

Arkansas legal hemp seeds

Contact Us to Learn More about Seeds For Arkansas CBD Farming

Since the industry is so new–the regulations on CBD seeds and growing hemp in Arkansas and across the US are always shifting. They will change a lot in these first couple of years until more permanent regulations are in place.  Our account managers here at At CBD Seed Co keep up with these changes and are always happy to answer any questions for you. To find out more or to inquire about our premium high CBD seeds for your Arkansas farm, contact us today