The Kansas Department of Agriculture says a public hearing will be held on Monday, Dec. 8, at 10 a.m. to think about the adoption of proposed rules to control commercial industrial hemp manufacturing in Kansas. It mentioned on account of considerations across the COVID-19 pandemic, the hearing will be held nearly to offer the chance for on-line participation. It mentioned there will even be an in-person possibility, however attendance will be restricted to permit for social distancing and to adjust to native well being necessities.
According to the KDA, because of the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, it’s proposing guidelines and rules for the commercial industrial hemp business. It mentioned the 2018 invoice eliminated hemp from the federal Controlled Substances Act and the Commercial Industrial Hemp Act in Kansas was handed in 2019.
The KDA mentioned a copy of the proposed rules could be discovered right here. It mentioned these wishing to take part within the video convention or in-person are required to preregister with a view to be supplied with directions. It mentioned written feedback could be made on the general public feedback web site earlier than the hearing or despatched to the KDA at 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan, KS, 66502