What You Need to Know About Growing CBD Seeds in Maine
Growing hemp in any state is a challenge because of new and shifting state regulations. Meaning it is a good idea to get a thorough understanding of the local regulations in Maine. To proficiently and profitably grow hemp knowing things like where you are allowed to buy CBD seeds, which pesticides are allowed and when your crops will be inspected are critical. You also must have a clear picture of what the state of Maine requires for extracting, processing and selling CBD from hemp. Happily, there are a variety of sources out there, including our in-house experts here at CBD Seed Co.
Maine Regulations for CBD Growing Clones & Seeds
When you decide you want to become a hemp farmer in Maine, and after you are, it is important to be aware of and abide by state hemp regulations. Maine is currently accepting applications to grow hemp both outdoors and indoors in 2020. If you are planning to grow hemp in Maine you should apply for a license 30 days before you plan to plant. You must submit a planting report within 14 days of planting your crop. This report confirms exactly where you planted the hemp, which hemp varieties you planted. To adhere to national law the hemp will need to be under .3-percent THC. To confirm this an inspector will gather samples of your crop for analysis. To apply for a hemp grower’s license in Maine start at the Maine.gov site.
Regions of Maine where CBD is Grown
CBD hemp plants are easier to grow than many crops. In Maine, where the growing season is short there will be some areas of the state that are better than others. Although, commercial hemp should be something Maine farmers can grow just about anywhere in the state. Maine has over 7600 farms and their largest yield crops are grains like corn and oats. Based on farming areas that account for a large part of these crops, Somerset, Aroostook, and Washington County Maine are all great areas in Maine for hemp too.
Maine Hemp & CBD Seed News
Once you start farming hemp in Maine you should always stay informed about legislation, news, and events in the hemp industry. Knowing about CBD seed regulations, sanctioned growing practices, and hemp business best practices are all going to be part of your success. There are many ways to stay on top of hemp news and law changes. Talking to your CBD Seed Co account manager is where you want to start. Also helpful–doing research and listening to news updates and even podcasts. Associations are excellent sources for CBD and hemp information too. For local and state updates start following The Maine Hemp Farmers Association on Facebook. For national news check out the National Hemp Organization’s site. A reputable news site that is constantly tracking any number of industry changes and has business-related content too is Marijuana Business Daily.
Contact Us to Learn More about Seeds For Maine CBD Farming
Since the hemp industry is very new in Maine and across the US at large, tracking it is good to have a hemp company to count on for information and transparency. At CBD Seed Co, we want to be a resource for our clients. This is why we assign each of our client’s a personal account manager–for guidance in all your seed purchasing and hemp growing. Our account managers keep up with hemp industry changes and are a great resource to bounce your ideas off of. To find out more or to inquire about our premium high CBD seeds for your Maine hemp farm, contact us t