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In 2018, The Agricultural Improvement Act called for the removal of hemp, cannabis sativa with a THC level of 0.3%, from the schedule one classification to allow for easier agricultural production. Hemp is an extremely versatile crop that is used to make food, oils, animal feed and fibres/textiles.

One of the biggest issues plaguing the food industry today is food fraud, defined by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency as the “the misrepresentation or adulteration of a product for economic gain”. Food fraud exists across a huge variety of food markets, from fresh produce to processed food items, condiments, fish, and even spices.

Excitement about an apple product launch usually refers to the latest iphone, but recently the buzz around the release of the Cosmic Crisp had us waiting and watching the stores for an actual apple. The much publicized cosmic crisp is a great case study in how the apple market is changing. In this article we will take a look at what this means for apple growers moving forward.

In planning for 2020, Croptracker has made a wish list of the top agriculture conferences and trade shows we would like to go to. We thought you might like to see this list too. These 10 events span a wide range of agricultural markets and industries from around the world, so chances are you will find an event for you. This list is in chronological order.

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