Work Item
ASTM WK78701

New Guide for Growing Hemp Intended for Fiber Production

1. Scope

The development and maintenance of standards and guidance materials for cannabis and its products and processes. The work of this committee will be coordinated with other ASTM committees and other organizations having mutual interest.


hemp fiber; hemp hurd; hemp bast; hemp stalks; baled straw; industrial hemp


Growing hemp for single-purpose fiber or dual-purpose fiber and grain is relatively new for many regions of the world. This outcome-based guide may assist new producers and others to help focus on consistent fiber production to meet quality and consistency needs of the market. Products made from hemp fiber are meeting increased interest and this guide will help meet the growing market at the primary production level.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D37.07

Committee: D37

Staff Manager: Jimmy Farrell

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-22-2021

Technical Contact: Terry Grajczyk

Item: 001

Ballot: D37.07 (21-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution