Broomfield, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations for a Hemp Advisory Committee (HAC) member representing Commercial Farmers. The committee provides advice to the Commissioner by reviewing proposed rules and recommending new rules or changes to existing rules, including rules that establish CDA’s inspection program to determine THC concentration. 

Members of the HAC serve three year terms to advise the Department and confer on all matters regarding the regulation of hemp. They assist the Commissioner and program staff in promulgating rules to carry out the Hemp Act, Title 35, Article 61. The HAC will meet once a quarter (four times a year). The HAC is made up of 10 members. This vacancy on the committee needs to be filled for the remainder of its term that will expire on July 31, 2023. 

More information about the positions can be found on the Hemp Advisory Committee page. Interested candidates can submit their nominations online no later than Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 5 pm.

By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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