News and Information
6.23.2023 Important News from The Department of Revenue — 23-12: Taxability of Hemp-Derived Cannabinoids (tn.gov)
12.17.2021: The Tennessee State Hemp Plan has been approved by the USDA. Please see the below link for more information.
The FSA Crop Acreage deadline is July 31, 2023.
For FSA Office information go to https://www.fsa.usda.gov/state-offices/index
USDA announces changes to hemp crop insurance (Successful Farming)
Today the USDA announced the expansion of the pilot Multi-Peril Crop Insurance plan for hemp. Expansion and other changes to the plan will be effective in the 2021 crop year.
May 26, 2020
2019 Hemp Variety Trials in Tennessee
February 6, 2020 - USDA Announces Details of Risk Management Programs for Hemp Producers
UT website dedicated to information on Specialty Crops including tobacco and hemp https://specialtycrops.tennessee.edu/
IMPORTANT SAMPLING INFORMATION - Please read
All producers/propagators/brokers must be inspected annually by TDA at no charge. Each variety/grow area must be sampled/tested as described in the USDA Final Rule. Sampling may be done by AgWin HATS or TDA. To contact HATS please go to www.hemptesthats.com. To contact TDA, please go to Hemp Industry (tn.gov) and see inspector contact information.
For Food Manufacturing information, please contact TDA/Food and Dairy Section
UT Extension PB 1399 “Getting Started in a Food Manufacturing Business in Tennessee”
United States Department of Agriculture
Economic Viability of Industrial Hemp in the United States: A Review of State Pilot Programs
Tennessee Dept. of Revenue contact Info
Call center 615-253-0600 / M-F / 8-4:30 central time
Questions by email Revenue.email@example.com
Ag Tax Guide https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/revenue/documents/taxguides/agricultural.pdf