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Hemp License Renewal Deadline Today

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The time to renew hemp growing licenses is here. The deadline to renew Tennessee Department of Agriculture hemp grower licenses is today at 5:30 PM EST.

Federal and state laws require Tennessee industrial hemp growers be licensed through TDA's industrial hemp program. New applications are accepted year-round and expire June 30.

Applicants wishing to participate in the program must submit an application, license fees, and required documentation.

Pick Tennessee Products, TDA's program that connects farmers directly to consumers, is also supporting the hemp industry with a new hemp category. Now, you can view hemp products from Tennessee producers at or on the Pick TN mobile app. Tennessee hemp growers, processors or manufacturers can apply to be included in this directory at

The Tennessee General Assembly enacted Public Chapter 916 in 2014 tasking TDA with development of a licensing and inspection program for the production of hemp in Tennessee. The hemp grower application and more information about Tennessee's hemp program can be found at Questions can be emailed to

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