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Georgia Department of Agriculture

Georgia Hemp Program

Under the authority of the Georgia Hemp Farming Act, the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) is authorized to regulate the cultivation and processing of hemp in the State of Georgia.

Grower Applications can only be subimtted online. Paper and mailed in grower applications are not accepted.


Hemp Processor Permit Application
Hemp Grower License Application


For questions regarding the Georgia Hemp Farming Act and applications email us at


Approved Georgia Hemp Processors
Georgia Hemp Grower and Processor Rules
Hemp Processor Bond
Georgia Hemp Grower Plan
Sample Grower Application
The Georgia Hemp Program FAQ's
FDA Regulation of Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Products, Including Cannabidiol (CBD)
HB 213, Georgia Hemp Farming Act
USDA Hemp Production Program Questions and Answers


March 10, 2020 USDA Approves Georgia Hemp Plan; License Application Opens March 23
March 2, 2020 Georgia Hemp Processor Permit Application Available
January 14, 2020 USDA Notifies GDA Regarding Status of Georgia Hemp Plan
January 8, 2020 Georgia Hemp Plan submitted to USDA for approval
January 7, 2020 Notice of Intent to Consider the Adoption of Hemp Growers and Processors Rules

For questions regarding permitting, please contact GDA at

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