Kentucky is one of 19 states with a wild ginseng export program. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture administers and certifies all ginseng types for export out of the commonwealth. Any one buying and selling (other than harvesters) ginseng within Kentucky needs to be a licensed dealer.
Harvesting Season: September 1 - December 1
- Green Starts September 1
- Dry Starts September 15 - March 31
- April 15 - deadline for certifying previous fall harvest
None scheduled at this time
Licensing and Laws