Hemp in New Mexico

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  • NMSU Regents Approve New Rule, Paving The Way For Industrial Hemp Production In NM
    Beginning in 2019, farmers in New Mexico will be allowed to produce industrial hemp. Regulations for growing the crop, approved today by the New Mexico State University Board of Regents, are expected to benefit growers and create a new economic driver for the state. The rule will be administered by the New Mexico Department of Agriculture.

Public Hearings On Hemp Regulations

The New Mexico Environment Department held public hearings on hemp regulations for New Mexico in July, 2019 in Las Cruces, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque.


March 26, 2020
Hemp Growing Education Day March 26, 2020 | Santa Fe

Useful Links

New Mexico Environment Department Hemp Program

Administrative Rules and Procedures (ARP) for Hemp Research and Extension

Grower Licensing Information
Frequently Asked Questions