The State of Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (AAFM) effective May 21, 2020 under 6 V.S.A., chapter 34 has adopt rules establishing how the AAFM will conduct research within its hemp program and the requirements for the registration of hemp growers and processors. These rules also address standards and expectations for record keeping, reporting, testing, and labeling, and include enforcement provisions.
In Vermont, Industrial hemp or hemp is the Cannabis sativa L. plant is considered an “agricultural product” when grown by an individual that is registered with Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (the “Agency”) as part of its pilot program. Cannabis sativa L. with a delta- 9 THC concentration greater than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis is not hemp and is not an agricultural product. Vermont Hemp Grower Registration FAQ (PDF) and Vermont Hemp Processor Registration FAQ (PDF)
For 2021 Hemp Program for The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets is excited to announce the opening of 2021 Hemp Program registration online through the Vermont Hemp Program registration and compliance portal.
Vermont Industrial Hemp Program Site: Click Here
Vermont Hemp Grower/Processor Application: Click Here
Vermont Industrial Hemp Program Phone: 802-828-1732
Vermont Industrial Hemp Program Email: Agr.Hemp@vermont.gov