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This website publishes administrative rules on their effective dates, as designated by the adopting state agencies, colleges, and universities.

Rule 901:14-1-14 | Pesticide and fertilizer use.


(A) A licensed cultivator who uses a pesticide or fertilizer on hemp shall comply with all licensure and certification requirements of Chapters 905. and 921. of the Revised Code, if applicable.

(B) A licensed cultivator shall not use any pesticide in violation of the product label.

(C) A licensed cultivator who uses a pesticide on a site where hemp will be planted shall comply with the longest of any planting restriction interval on the product label prior to planting the hemp.

(D) The department may perform pesticide testing on a random basis.

(E) Hemp seeds, plants, and materials bearing pesticide residue in violation of the established tolerances found in 40 C.F.R. 18, as effective on September 8, 2017, shall be subject to forfeiture or destruction without compensation.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 928.03
Amplifies: 928.02, 928.04
Five Year Review Date: 1/31/2025