North Carolina

Hemp returned to Tar Heel State farmland in 2017

Hemp Farmers

1,400 (2021)

1,503 (2020)

933 (2019)

Hemp Acreage

(2021) 14, 016 outdoor ac. | 493K indoor sq. ft.

(2020) 16,601 outdoor ac.

(2019) 11,572 outdoor ac.

North Carolina Hemp Resources

North Carolina Helpful Links

NC A&T State University’s industrial hemp agricultural research program

NC State Extension Program – Hemp Resources


Hemp-derived cannabinoids legal status*

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*While we make every effort to keep this data up-to-date and accurate, the HIA can make no guarantees to that effect. Thus, any purchasing decisions should be made with that fact in mind, and any business decisions should only be made in consultation with qualified legal counsel.