Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-27 - Planting restrictions; signage requirements; volunteer plants

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) A licensee shall not cultivate, plant, grow, or harvest industrial hemp plants, plant parts, grain, or seeds at any location not included on the license.
(b) A licensee shall not cultivate, plant, grow, or harvest industrial hemp plants, plant parts, grain, or seeds in a residential structure, within 50 feet of a residential structure, or within one-quarter mile of any public or private K-12 school or public recreational area, except with the secretary's written permission.
(c) A licensee shall not interplant any other crop with industrial hemp, except that any state educational institution licensee may do so upon authorization by the secretary. This subsection shall not prohibit the use of ground cover, but ground cover shall not be harvested.
(d) A licensee shall not interplant different varieties of industrial hemp within a lot.
(e) Harvested lots of industrial hemp plants shall not be commingled with other harvested lots or other material.
(f) Each licensee shall post and maintain at least one sign at each licensed growing area listed on the license. A sign shall be posted along each licensed growing area boundary adjacent to a public road, except that if the licensed growing area is adjacent to an intersection of two or more public roads, a sign shall be posted at the intersection. If a licensed growing area is not adjacent to any public road, a sign shall be posted at the point of access to the licensed growing area. Each sign shall measure at least 36 inches per side, shall be clearly visible and legible from the adjacent public road, intersection of public roads, or access point, and shall include the following information:
(1) The following text: "Kansas Department of Agriculture Industrial Hemp Program";
(2) the licensee's name;
(3) the licensee's license number; and
(4) the department's telephone number.
(g) Each licensee shall allow the secretary to inspect, for volunteer plants, ditches, fence lines, or other unman-aged land areas adjacent to any licensed growing area. Each licensee shall destroy any volunteer plants for at least three years after the last date of planting.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-27
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 2-3906; adopted by Kansas Register Volume 39, No. 52; effective January 8, 2021.

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