Agriculture hemp 1 step nearer to reality to Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) registered rules and regulations together with the State Register’s office on Thursday for its Louisiana Industrial Hemp Program, LDAF Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., stated.

“Our team worked diligently to complete and document the industrial compost administrative rules and regulations, ” Strain. “Our purpose is to get everything set up and permits issued in time to get the 2020 planting period. When there are additional measures that have to be completed ahead of the creation of industrial hemp in Louisiana is approved, I remain confident we are on track to satisfy our objective. “

To see the suggested regulations and rules, visit http://www.ldaf.state.la.us/news/notice-of-intent-filed-with-state-register-lac-7xiii-1301 -1343 -industrial-hemp-rules-and-regulations/.

The 2018 Farm Bill dealt with a range of Federal policies and programs regarding industrial plants, laying the groundwork for full-scale business production. Especially, it eliminated industrial plants from regulation under the Controlled Substances Act and supplied for the industrial production of industrial hemp.

Act 164 was passed by the Louisiana Legislature and signed by the Senate authorizing the LDAF to submit a country industrial hemp program to USDA and adopt regulations to administer the industrial hemp program in Louisiana.

The LDAF’s Louisiana Industrial Hemp Program is your nation ‘s designated regulatory authority to its creation, processing and transport of industrial hemp.

to learn more on this Louisiana Industrial Hemp Program, see www.ldaf.state.la.us.

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