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The 2018 Farm Bill is a Major Victory for Hemp Growers and CBD Companies

On Monday night US Congress passed a version of the 2018 Farm Bill that includes a major win for industrial hemp growers and CBD products companies.

The legislation defines hemp as a regular agricultural crop and a cannabis sativa plant that contains 0.3% or less of THC, the compound responsible for the “high” associated with cannabis.

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Agtech Startups Aim to Help the CA Cannabis Market Stay in the Green

Some of the best-funded cannabis startups are in ecommerce, supply chain management, and retail operations, but if keeping a steady supply is indeed a primary concern for this young industry, investors will need to turn their attention toward the more agriculture-focused end of the cannabis startup spectrum.
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Which AgriFood Tech Products Are Going Mainstream in 2018?

Every year, grocery retailers and food media put out trend lists for the coming year, predicting what’s going to be big in food. A careful look at these lists can help us predict, not what technologies are going to get a vote of confidence from VCs and investors - but rather, which technologies are going to have the attention of consumers in the year ahead.