SECOND IFR PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ANNOUNCED by USDA
September 4, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) just announced the opening of the second public comment period on the USDA Interim Final Rules (IFR), implementing the 2018 Farm Bill. The public comment period will open on September 8, 2020.
THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS ONLY OPEN FOR 30 DAYS, UNTIL OCTOBER 8.
USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is interested in receiving comments on all aspects of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, with a particular interest in comments on the following:
Measurement of Uncertainty for Sampling
Liquid Chromatography Factor, 0.877
Disposal and Remediation of Non-Compliant Plants
15-day Harvest Window
Hemp seedlings, microgreens, and clones
Hemp breeding and research
Sampling Methodology – Flower vs. Whole Plant
Sampling Methodology – Homogenous Composition, Frequency, and Volume
DEA Laboratory Registration
Written comments may be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking portal at www.regulations.gov.
Comments may also be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
OR sent by postal mail to USDA/AMS/Specialty Crops Program Hemp Branch, 470 L’Enfant Plaza SW, PO Box 23192, Washington DC 20026
Now is the time to ensure your understanding of the IFR, how these rules may impact your business, and details on how to submit solution-based comments on the final rulemaking of the national program rules. Read the rules here.
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COMMENTS ARE DUE
BY 11:59PM ET (8:59PM PT)
OCTOBER 8, 2020.
The future of the Domestic Hemp Industry requires our collective action NOW! Contact us today for details on how you can help make a positive impact!