U.S. Hemp Production Totaled $824 Million in 2021

According to the National Hemp Report released by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the value of hemp production nationally was $834 million in 2021. Data gathered through the 2021 Hemp Acreage and Production Survey indicated that planted area for industrial hemp grown in the open for all utilizations in the United States totaled 54,152 acres. Area harvested for all utilizations totaled 33,480 acres. The value of U.S. hemp production in the open totaled $712 million. Meanwhile, the value of production for hemp that was grown under protection in the United States totaled $112 million, grown in an area that totaled 15.6 million square feet. Floral hemp production was estimated at 19.7 million pounds, hemp grown for grain totaled 4.37 million pounds, hemp grown for fiber was estimated at 33.2 million pounds, and hemp grown for seed was estimated at 1.86 million pounds.