9% of all hemp acreage in Missouri failed testing in 2020

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According to the Missouri Department of Agriculture, 9% of planted hemp acreage in the program’s first year failed testing. 69% tested within the compliance limits and was eligible for harvest in 2020.

There were 207 Producer Registrations and 78 Agricultural Hemp Propagule and Seed Permits approved and an additional 80 Industrial Hemp Samplers were certified to collect compliance samples in the Missouri Industrial Hemp Program in its inaugural year.

A total of 811 acres were planted in 2020, with approximately two-thirds of the approved producer registrants planting. 55% of all planted acres were dedicated to hemp flower, either CBD, CBG, or other. 37% of acreage was dedicated to hemp fiber.

Chart 1. Intended Use of 2020 Planted Acres, MO Dept. of Agriculture

Chart 1 illustrates additional details of intended use; data presented is based on producer-reported categories.
FIBER 37%, FLORAL (CBD) 46%, FLORAL(CBG/OTHER) 9%, GRAIN 1%, SEED 7%, PROPAGULES 0.2%

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