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S. Hrg. 116-193: Hemp Production and the 2018 Farm Bill, Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, July 25, 2019   [open pdf - 6MB]

This is the July 25, 2019 hearing on "Hemp Production and the 2018 Farm Bill," held before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. From the opening statement of Pat Roberts: "Today's hearing on hemp production first convenes the three Federal agencies that directly regulate or affect hemp cultivation. USDA is preparing a rule on hemp as directed by the Farm Bill. FDA is faced with issues that are relevant to processor demand for this crop. EPA will play an integral role in how producers raise this crop through the choices available to them. This hearing is designed to provide a forum for the agencies to discuss the decisions they are facing as well as stakeholder perspectives regarding the USDA rule in development. On today's second panel, the Committee will hear from those on the ground as they provide insight from the producer, industry, and tribal regulatory perspectives." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Greg Ibach, Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, Amy P. Abernethy, Brian Furnish, Erica Stark, and Darrel G. Seki Sr.

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S. Hrg. 116-193; Senate Hearing 116-193
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2020
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Public Domain
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Government Publishing Office: https://www.gpo.gov/
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