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Hemp & IPM

Are you interested in the Hemp Program in Wyoming?

The Wyoming Department of Agriculture website Wyoming Hemp Program. has links to Hemp License Application, Wyoming Hemp Regulatory Plan & Chapter 61 Emergency Rules

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Currently the grain side of the hemp industry is the driving force for acreage in Canada.

Field production manual from Alberta, entitled Industrial Hemp Enterprise. (PDF)

A great resource: search for “Canadian Hemp Production eGuide”

Hemp Seeds are nutritious with 30 percent protein.

Link to USDA National Nutrient Database (hemp seeds)

Integrated pest Management including the use of natural enemies, removing volunteer plants, and crop rotation is important for production.

Hemp Insect FactsheetsВ are useful for integrated pest management.

IPM for Industrial HempВ Presented by Whitney Cranshaw, CSU.В (Video)

While Wyoming Department of Agriculture is waiting on regulatory approval for hemp in Wyoming, growers may learn more about this potential crop.

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To request public records from the WDA, please send an email to [email protected]

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Wyoming Hemp Program

Current Status of Hemp Program in Wyoming:

The WDA hemp plan was accepted by the USDA on February 20, 2020. The Governor, in consultation with the Wyoming Attorney General’s office, then approved emergency rules drafted by the WDA to initiate a hemp program and start accepting applications prior to the 2020 growing season. These emergency rules were in place until the final rules were promulgated and implemented on August 13, 2020. Below you will find a copy of the rules, the hemp license application, sampling and testing information, and more.

USDA Interim Final Rule

The USDA has released an interim final rule regarding the establishment of a U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. For information on the interim final rule and the help program at the USDA, click, visit https://www.ams.usda.gov/rules-regulations/hemp

Hemp Information from Governor Gordon’s Office

To read a update on hemp in Wyoming from Governor Gordon that includes a background, the current status of hemp, and a list of frequently asked questions,

Wyoming Department of Agriculture