2019 Hemp Registration by State
Licensed hemp climbed to 511,442 acres in 2019, a fourfold increase over licensed acres in 2018. State licenses were given to 16,877 farmers and researchers, according to the 2019 U.S. Hemp License Report. Factoring in access to seed, logistics and financing, actual 2019 planted hemp may total 230,000 acres. Further, factoring in crop failure, non-compliance and other management issues, Vote Hemp projects 115,000-138,000 acres of harvested hemp in 2019.
2019 Hemp License Report