2024 APPLICATION PERIOD FOR CULTIVATORS WILL BE OPEN FROM SEPTEMBER 1 - OCTOBER 31, 2023. PROCESSORS, WHO DO NOT CULTIVATE, MAY SUBMIT APPLICTIONS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
Application for the 2024 growing season
2024 Hemp Cultivation & Processing Application
Complete this application above and submit to register for the 2024 growing season.
Industrial Hemp Sampling Invoice
Use this sample invoice to approximate the cost of mandatory sampling of an industrial hemp crop.
2023 Post Harvest Report
You are required to submit this report if your was grown in 2022.
Law Enforcement Notification Letter
You are required to submit this letter after receiving your license.
Questions or Concerns?
Use the email above to contact Mike Arnold or Natasha Allen about any of the above topics or links.
Visit the links below to learn more about Industrial Hemp in the Mountain State.
2023 Farm Service Agency Hemp Acreage Reporting Instructions
All licensed West Virginia hemp farmers are required to report their planted hemp acreage with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA). FSA will issue lot numbers for each field and or subfield. The licensed grower must have the FSA lot numbers prior to scheduling THC compliance sampling with a WVDA inspector. Acreage reporting deadline to FSA is July 31st, 2023.
Industrial Hemp Fact Sheet (WVU)
This informational sheet is for producers that are considering Industrial Hemp production on their land. The site where hemp will be grown should be selected at least two years ahead of the year of planting.
Industrial Hemp Testing Laboratory Program
This pamphlet explains the Cultivation of hemp for commercial purposes in West Virginia.
2019 Hemp Acres by County
This short document lists the amount of acres used to produce Hemp for Industrial purposes in West Virginia.
2019, 2020 & 2021 THC by Variety grown in WV
This list shows the hemp varieties tested in West Virginia during the 2019 & 2020 growing seasons.
WVDA Approved Industrial Hemp Plan
Effective January 1, 2022
WVDA Hemp Products Page
This page explains registration for distributors or sellers of Hemp Products in West Virginia.