est Virginia will continue to operate under the 2014 Farm Bill for the 2021 hemp growing season.
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The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has submitted the state’s plan to regulate industrial hemp to the USDA. With passage of the 2018 Farm Bill and issuing of USDA interim rules, states who wish to maintain oversight of industrial hemp production must submit a plan before Oct. 31.
According to the West Virginia Department of Agriculture, industrial hemp farmers in West Virginia more than quadrupled crop production in 2019 compared to the previous year.
Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Vouchers are now available in all 55 counties in West Virginia. Vouchers are distributed by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture through the USDA’s Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.
For the 2019 growing season, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture issued 158 individual licenses under the industrial hemp program. This included 71 applicants who marked processing as part of their submission. The proposed total acreage to be grown by licensees is 2,531.
West Virginia’s elected ag commissioner is throwing his weight behind President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.