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Wyoming Industrial Hemp FAQ PDF Print E-mail

What is industrial hemp?

As defined in Section 7606 of the 2014 Farm Bill, industrial hemp is the plant Cannabis sativa L., and any part of the plant, whether growing or not, containing a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of not more than 0.3% on a dry weight basis.

As defined by Wyoming Statute §35-7-2101(a)(ii):  "Industrial hemp" means all parts and varieties of the plant cannabis sativa l. containing a total of no more than three-tenths of one percent (0.3%) of any combination of tetrahydrocannabinols;  [Further Information may be found at House Enrolled Act 0116]

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Help for North Dakota Producers PDF Print E-mail

Producers in North Dakota are experiencing extreme drought conditions and are in need of some help. Producers who have hay to sell or with pasture or hayland to rent can call a hotline that he North Dakota Department of Agriculture has set to help ranchers affected by the drought. The number is 701-425-8454. Individuals who contact the hotline will provide their name, contact information, and what they can provide. They will then be entered into the Drought Hotline database to be matched up with other individuals who may need help. North Dakota Department of Ag employees will answer calls on weekdays from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. but callers can also leave a message on evenings and weekends.  If you can help or have hay or pasture land available give them a call.

701-425-8454

 
Faces of the WDA - Jack Troester PDF Print E-mail


 
Chapter 52 - Wyoming Petroleum and Antifreeze Products Standards and Regulations PDF Print E-mail

The Department of Agriculture is proposing to amend Chapter 52 of the Department’s Rules and Regulations.

Chapter 52 expands upon the standards of fuel quality and registration of antifreeze products sold as outlined in Wyo. Stat. Ann. 40-7-103. It outlines some needed definitions that are not contained in the statute. Outlines labeling of fuel dispensers and storage. Gives specific exemptions for products based on their American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) designation and outlines procedures for antifreeze registrations.

The Department of Agriculture is proposing to make the following amendments to Chapter 52.

  1. To remove definitions and regulations that are currently in statute and are duplicated in rule. To update definitions and add definitions to help meet the intent of the statute.
  2. To update rule to new and changing fuel types and regulations.
  3. Add exemption to allow for the sale of 85 octane fuel.
  4. To adopt federal regulations that apply to fuel sold in Wyoming including important labeling requirements to inform consumers as to the type and quality of fuel being purchased.
  5. Amend antifreeze registration rules to meet current practices.

Formatting changes to conform rules to the Secretary of States required format.

COMMENTS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL OCTOBER 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM. Comments can be made at the link below or by visiting the Wyoming Secretary of States website http://rules.wyo.gov

A complete copy of the rule can be found by CLICKING HERE

Comments can be submitted electronically by CLICKING HERE

 
Faces of the WDA - Scott McDonald PDF Print E-mail


 
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