USDA public comment

U.S. agriculture regulators are giving farmers more time to share criticism about the looming national framework for how the crop can be grown. The extension comes as states and industry associations are pressuring the U.S. Department of Agriculture to delay implementation of its new rules, set to take effect Nov. 1. The USDA is now
As the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) closes an extended public-comment period on its national hemp regulations Wednesday, the agency’s state-level counterparts are warning that the young industry will be harmed if changes aren’t made. The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture wrote in an open letter that the interim final rule released by