The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) has received final approval by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the South Dakota Industrial Hemp Plan.
Currently, the SDDA is taking actions to promulgate emergency administrative rules to establish the program in accordance with state law and the USDA approved plan. Applicants for processor licenses and grower licenses will be able to apply as soon as those rules become effective. This page, will be updated with the most recent information as it becomes available.
Please refer to the USDA Hemp page for federal laws and rules. USDA Hemp Page
Please make sure to check back weekly as this page will be updated on a regular basis.