MDARD Industrial Hemp Update #21

Industrial Hemp Updates

Public Comment Period Extended


The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) was just made aware that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending its public comment period on the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program interim final rule until January 29, 2020.

You are invited to submit written comments on the interim final rule and proposed information collection by visiting Comments may also be submitted by mail to Docket Clerk, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 0237, Washington, DC 20250-0237; or by fax at (202) 720-8938. Comments received by Jan. 29, 2020, will be considered before a final rule is issued.

If you would like to review the interim final rule, it’s available here.