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Hemp Industry


TDA Logo

Role: The Tennessee Department of Agriuclture coordinates the rules and regulations of hemp production through Tennessee's hemp program.

Contact Information: Email industrial.hemp@tn.gov or call 615-837-5137.

Relevant Questions: 

  • Do I need a movement permit?
  • Can I add a growing area?
  • Can you tell me the rules?
TNHIA Logo

Role: The Tennessee Hemp Industries Association is a non-profit association with the goal to provide support to state hemp farmers and businesses. 

Contact Information: Visit www.tnhia.org or email tennesseehia@gmail.com.

Relevant Questions: 

  • Where can I find hemp seeds?
  • Who can I talk to that is growing near me?
  • Where can I find a processor?
UT Extension Logo

Role: UT Extension helps Tennesseans to improve their quality of life and solve problems through the application of research and evidenced-based knowledge about agriculture and natural resources.

Contact Information: Call (615) 382-3130.

Relevant Questions: 

  • How do I plant this crop?
  • Do you have soil amendment suggestions?
  • How much water should these plants get?

These webpages answer frequently asked questions and provide guidance for those interested in growing or processing hemp.
If you aren't able to find the answer here, please email industrial.hemp@tn.gov or call 615-837-5137.