What is a Certificate of Analysis (COA)?
A document from an accredited laboratory that should include a list of cannabinoids present and their potency levels, THC Levels, and a terpene profile. More complete COAs also show the results of testing for pesticides and heavy metals.
What is the ideal planting time?
This depends on your farm's location and the weather you experience in the Spring. For Indiana, we recommend planting from May to June.
What does it mean for a plant to "Turn Hot"?
The term refers to hemp whose Total THC level has exceeded the 0.3% threshold set by federal law. Some States allow different THC potencies however, Indiana follows the Federal guideline of Total THC not to exceed 0.3%.
How do I keep THC levels below the 0.3% threshold set by state and federal law?
Licensed growers in Indiana must report when plants are flowering, and have the plants tested for THC from a certified lab.
When can I place an order for the 2021 season?
We are currently taking orders. Please use the Order Seeds/Seedlings section within our website to initiate the process, or call us to discuss your needs.
Do I need a license to grow hemp?
Yes, and Roka Hemp, LLC will only sell to farmers with a license. An unlicensed hemp grow is considered marijuana and is subject to the Schedule 1 drug laws.
Are there laws that dictate how many fields I can grow on?
Yes, each field will need to be listed on the application with exact GPS coordinates so that Office of Indiana State Chemist inspectors and Indiana State Police can find the fields. Remember, a field that is not listed on the application is considered marijuana and will be destroyed
How is industrial hemp different than cannabis?
Hemp is legally defined as any cannabis plant that contains lower than 0.3% of the psycoactive ingredient delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).