2023 Application Period for Cultivators & Processors will be open from September 1 – October 31, 2022.

Application for the 2023 growing season

2023 Hemp Cultivation & Processing Application
Complete this application above and submit to register for the 2022 growing season.

Industrial Hemp Application Process
Industrial Hemp Licensees

Sampling Testing Responsibilities

Industrial Hemp Sampling Invoice
Use this sample invoice to approximate the cost of mandatory sampling of an industrial hemp crop.

2022 Post Harvest Report
You are required to submit this report if your was grown in 2020.

Law Enforcement Notification Letter
You are required to submit this letter after receiving your license.

WV Sheriff Contacts
WV State Police Contacts

Questions or Concerns?

Email: hemp@wvda.us
Use the email above to contact Mike Arnold or Natasha Allen about any of the above topics or links.

Additional Information

Visit the links below to learn more about Industrial Hemp in the Mountain State.

2022 Farm Service Agency Hemp Acreage Reporting Instructions
Beginning in 2022 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, 2022.

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.

Questions or Concerns?

Email: shelmick@wvda.us
Contact Stoney Helmick with any questions you have about the above topics or links.