Serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago

The varieties listed below are meant to be a starting point for producers in Illinois. These varieties have NOT been officially approved by the state of Illinois but have been shown to test below the 0.3% delta-9 THC required by the state. Producers should still remain cautious of seed sales and are encouraged to obtain a Certificate of Analysis (COA) prior to seed or transplant purchases. 

While not an exhaustive list, the following resources represent some of the most current and relevant information about diseases and pests specific to industrial hemp.

United States Department of Agriculture


Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance

Colorado State University

Cornell University

Oregon State University

Purdue University

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Kentucky

 University of Wisconsin - Madison