Montana borrows hay platform to help hemp trades

Montana has set up a free trading platform for its hemp farmers, copying an existing platform it uses for hay and pasture.

Montana’s Hemp Marketplace allows people to buy and sell:

  • Hempseed.
  • Grain.
  • Fiber.
  • Flower.
  • Clones.

Listings need approval from the state agriculture department, though the state doesn’t verify or vouch for the quality of items sold.

Montana is still working on establishing a 1% checkoff tax to fund promotions for Montana-grown hemp.

The state plans to continue to operate under pilot hemp rules through the 2021 growing season.

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