Frequently Asked Questions about Industrial Hemp Research Program

FAQs about Applications

  • When will applications be available?

  • Can I do my background check after I send in my application?

  • When are applications due?

  • How much are the fees and when are they due?

General FAQs

  • What is the bill that was signed by the Governor on April 15?

  • Is it legal to grow hemp now that the new bill has passed?

  • Does the new bill have any impact on the Industrial Hemp Research Program?

  • How many licenses have been approved for the Industrial Hemp Research Program?

  • What counties have the most licenses? How many acres will be planted with industrial hemp under the new research program?

  • How does passage of the 2018 Farm Bill impact industrial hemp in Kansas?

  • When will industrial hemp be legal in Kansas?

  • How can I participate in this research program?

  • Will I need to get a permit or license?

  • When can I apply for a license?

  • How soon can I plant hemp?

  • Who serves on the Industrial Hemp Advisory Board?

  • What is hemp, and what is the difference between hemp and marijuana?

  • Can I get a license for my wild hemp (ditch weed) in the new Industrial hemp program?