Plant Industries

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Research, development and extension activities in Tasmanian plant industries which were once delivered by the Department are now delivered through the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) in partnership with the University of Tasmania.

The Department provides policy leadership to Government on key issues.

The Know Your Poppies Fact Sheet has been developed to identify poppies that can be grown or imported legally and alkaloid poppies.

 Know Your Poppies Fact Sheet (PDF 212Kb)​

In this topic

  • Industrial Hemp
    Summarises the legislative and licensing equirements for growing industrial hemp in Tasmania.
  • Tasmanian Poppy Industry
    Information on becoming a poppy grower in Tasmania, licensing requirements, security practices, dangers of poppies and the Poppy Advisory and Control Board
  • Seed Production
    The Tasmanian Crop and Pasture Seed Industry Plan 2020-23 (the Plan) has been developed to identify opportunities to support the continued growth of the seed production industry.



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Kings Meadows, TAS, 7249.