The Montana State Hemp Program is now accepting license applications for the 2020 growing season.
Hemp growers can expect licensing procedures to be the same as in 2019. The Montana Department of Agriculture will continue to operate the program under authorities provided in the 2014 Farm Bill.
According to documents, Montana’s hemp program grew significantly from 58 licenses in 2018 to nearly 300 in 2019. Acres of land more than doubled in 2019 to over 50,000 acres which makes Montana a leading state for hemp production.
The Montana Department of Agriculture's mission is to protect producers and consumers, and to enhance and develop agriculture and allied industries.
A link to the Indoor/Outdoor Hemp License Application is available here. The application and $850 fee are due by April 30th.