LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

Industrial Hemp Comes to Kansas

Field of hemp growing in Colorado (Photo by Dani Billings, Colorado Hemp Project)

The Kansas Legislature legalized the growing of industrial hemp this year. People promoting the plant see nearly endless uses for it -- although getting high is not among them -- and a tempting new crop for farmers. But creating a market from scratch won’t be easy. for the Kansas News Service, Brian Grimmett reports.

Learn more about this story.

Brian Grimmett is a reporter for KMUW Radio in Wichita and a contributor to Kansas Public Radio and the Kansas News Service. Follow Brian Grimmett on Twitter. The Kansas News Service is a collaboration covering health, education, and politics across the state. 

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)