Minnesota Hemp Seeds

Minnesota Hemp Seeds

Buy Feminized Hemp Seeds For The State Of Minnesota
CBD Hemp Seeds For Growing In Minnesota

It is legal to grow hemp in Minnesota as of 2015 and the Minnesota Pilot Program. Commercial hemp production became legal in the state in January 2020.

Compliant hemp growers must have all proper licensing and comply with Minnesota State hemp cultivation laws.

Get Licensed to Grow Hemp in Minnesota

It is too late to apply for a license to grow hemp in Minnesota in 2020.  Licenses expire on 31st December and require annual renewal. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture will accept license applications for the 2021 growing season beginning in September 2020.

First-time applicants must supply a fingerprint card (provided by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture) and pass a criminal background check. The applicant must also pay all applicable fees, including a $150 Grower License fee and an additional $250 per registered grow site.

Changes to registration require the submission of a Hemp Pilot Program Change Request Form plus an additional $50 fee.

Buy Minnesota Hemp Seeds

Licensed Minnesota hemp growers who plan on cultivating hemp for CBD must only buy feminized hemp seeds. Feminized seeds are preferable because they deliver a higher cannabinoid yield and a better quality product.

Only those registered with the Minnesota Crop Improvement Association’s seed certification program can produce certified Minnesota hemp seeds. Those who produce CBD seeds to distribute must have a Seed Permit and a quality control system in place.

Growing Hemp in Minnesota

The best time to plant CBD seeds in Minnesota is between mid-May and mid-June and after the last danger of frost has passed. The hemp grower will plant around 1,000 to 2,000 CBD hemp seeds or plants per acre. Moreover, hemp is an ideal plant to use as part of a crop rotation system.

Growers must give the Minnesota Department of Agriculture access to hemp plants for inspection and sampling as and when required.

The hemp grower must take reasonable steps to ensure hemp crops are secure and not at risk for theft. However, there are no fencing or barrier requirements associated with the hemp program. An ideal solution for hemp crop protection is the use of greenhouses. Please note that it is illegal to cultivate hemp on residential property in Minnesota.

It is best to test hemp crops regularly throughout the growing season to ensure hemp crop compliance. Regular testing helps growers monitor cannabinoid development so they can notify the Department with ample time to harvest. Many growers test crops weekly through third-party testing labs. Test results must be sent to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture by November in a Final Report.

Harvesting Hemp in Minnesota

Harvesting generally takes place between three and four months after planting. The hemp grower must notify the Minnesota Departure of Agriculture of their intention to harvest at least 30 days before the harvest date by sending a Planting/Harvest Report.

After receiving the Planting/Harvest Report, the Department will schedule a time to take 30 samples from each crop. The Department will remove cuttings will from the top two inches of the female flowers to determine the overall average THC content in the area. However, the Department cannot take cuttings cannot unless at least 75 percent of the plants are flowering.

Tested samples must prove that the hemp contains less than 0.3 percent tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). If the samples pass that test, the Department will issue a Fit For Commerce certificate to the grower. It is illegal to sell or transfer ownership of a hemp crop without this certificate.

If the samples fail THC testing, the grower may request a retest at his or her cost. If a hemp grower decides not to have the samples retested, or if the samples fail the test a second time, the grower must destroy the noncompliant crop.

Find Out More

You can find out more about hemp cultivation in the US by visiting the Agricultural Marketing Service website. To learn more about the Arizona Department of Agriculture’s Industrial Hemp Program, visit their website. You can also contact us to learn how we can help.

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Trinity is a premium feminized smokable hemp strain that forms large, tasty, CBD-rich buds that will delight any hemp user. Its quick flowering time, large yield, and hardy growth make Trinity an ideal choice for commercial hemp farmers.

T1 Trump

T1 is a premium feminized smokable hemp strain that forms large, tasty, CBD-rich buds that will delight any hemp user. Its quick flowering time, large yield, and hardy growth make T1 an ideal choice for commercial hemp farmers.


Abacus is a flavorful and hardy feminized hemp cultivar that reliably produces top-quality CBD hemp flowers. This Indica-dominant strain is a hybrid of OG Kush, Purple Urkle, and landrace hemp.


Grizzly is a potent and aromatic feminized hemp cultivar that reliably produces high-quality smokable hemp flowers. This Sativa-dominant strain is a hybrid of Super CBD and Nightingale.


Titan is a hemp strain with mighty in-bred lineage. Crossing two types of the Spectrum hemp strain leads to a resilient plant that can thrive in almost any condition. Titan hemp seeds are perfect for businesses that earn their keep with extraction. Titan yields an exceptional amount of biomass.


Merlot hemp flower is a beautiful, indica-dominant strain with moderately high CBD levels averaging at about 11 percent. Known for its smooth smoke and distinct fruity, alcohol flavor, Merlot is a popular choice among consumers who want a relaxing nightcap without any calories.

Berry Blossom

Berry Blossom is an easy-to-grow hemp variety with boutique-style qualities. It produces thick, terpene-rich flowers throughout its extended grow period. The bright green and pink colas radiate with a powerful perfume of fruit and berries.

Cherry Wine

Cherry Wine is a careful cross between The Wife and Charlotte’s Cherries. It is a particularly sweet strain with abundant growth and resin development. It’s CBD content ranges from 15 to 20 percent and its THC levels average about .25 percent.