Growing High-CBD Hemp in Hawaii

What You Need to Know About Growing CBD Seeds in Hawaii

No matter which state you grow or plan to grow hemp in–the venture can be challenging because the regulations are new and often temporary. So, before you become a hemp farmer in Hawaii you need a thorough understanding of the local regulations. To properly and profitably grow hemp you must consider both the current and future legalities too. For instance, information like where to buy high CBD seeds and which pesticides are allowed all vary state to state. Luckily, for farmers in Hawaii and across the US there are numerous resources to find information–including our experts here at CBD Seed Co. There are many online resources as well.

Hawaii Regulations for CBD Growing Clones & Seeds

When you decide to start hemp farming here in Hawaii, and even after you begin, the rules in your farm’s state are something you need to be aware of and follow. Currently, Hawaii has started an industrial hemp pilot program through the Hawaii Department of Agriculture. This body only regulates the cultivation of industrial hemp not the processing of industrial hemp or products. The statutes of Hawaii align with the Federal government. Meaning only hemp plants with .3% THC are legal. You must have a license to grow hemp in Hawaii and pay a fee. This fee is $250.00 + a set amount per acre. You can find the application for growing hemp in Hawaii here. 

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Regions of Hawaii where CBD is Grown

CBD hemp plants are hardy but farmers in Hawaii may have issues with growing in the humidity. This doesn’t mean hemp cannot grow here. In 2019 over 50% of Hawaii’s hemp crop had to be destroyed because of elevated THC levels. This is a problem because of a lack of plant varieties suited to a tropical climate. This means farmers here have their work cut out for them. However, there are Studies show commercial hemp can grow here. These studies show some subtropical varieties of hemp may adapt well to Hawaii’s climate. It grows so well, in fact, it may serve as a replacement for struggling sugar plantation

Hawaii Hemp & CBD Seed News

When you start hemp farming here in Hawaii, keeping up with legislation, news and events is critical. Any information you get and heed about hemp or CBD seeds and regulations will contribute to your success. There are a lot of ways to get this info including talking to your account manager here at CBD Seed Co and doing independent research and news. There are also a lot of sources for CBD and hemp laws out there. A fantastic state-specific resource is The Hawaiin Hemp Farmers Association  For national news and updated hemp information try The National Hemp Association.   Also, The Hemp Biz Journal is a good place to find business guidance for your hemp farming venture.

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Contact Us to Learn More about Seeds For Hawaii CBD Farming

Since the hemp industry is rather new in the US, regulations on CBD seeds and growing hemp in Hawaii and across the US are constantly changing. To find the information you need to be a more profitable hemp farmer–working closely with an account manager here at CBD See Co is where you should start. Our team keeps up with these changes and are always happy to answer any questions. To find out more or to inquire about our premium high CBD seeds for your Hawaii farm, contact us today!