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Health Canada stands by approval of ingredient in Roundup weed killer

01/17/2019

Health Canada stands by approval of ingredient in Roundup weed killer Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Government scientists reject claims substance causes cancer The Canadian Press ·&nb...

A New Year's Resolution: Stay Bed Bug Free

01/17/2019

Orkin Canada releases its list of top bed bug cities TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Two words that will make everyone shiver this winter: Cimex lectularius – better known as bed bugs. In less than two decades, this pest ...

Winnipeg to fight emerald ash borer with 2 pesticides, including widely used ...

01/17/2019

Tree injections will be timed to minimize exposure to other insects, city says Bartley Kives · CBC News · Posted: Jan 14, 2019 5:00 AM CT | Last Updated: January 14   In other cities, pestic...

Corteva Agriscience Organization Announcement: Specialties Business

12/21/2018

As Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, comes together in Canada, the resources and structure needed to support the Specialty businesses has evolved to better serve customer’s needs. Effective January 1, 2019 ...

Regulatory Proposal PRO2018-04, Structural Pest Control Products: Label Updates

12/20/2018

Regulatory Proposal PRO2018-04, Structural Pest Control Products: Label Updates The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) invites the public to submit written comments on Regulatory Proposal PRO2018-04, Structural Pest Control Product...

Rodent mites: They're a Thing

12/19/2018

Monday, December 17, 2018 Several years ago, a nice lady left a “bug” sample for me to identify. It consisted of an electric alarm clock in a Ziploc bag. The accompanying note read: “Help! We’re being bitten b...

KBRH on watch for bed bugs after two recent cases

12/14/2018

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a busy place. Besides supporting health care for 80,000 people living in the Kootenay Boundary service area, the hospital is undergoing a two-year $19-million renovation to the emergency wing....

Pesticide makers create resistance website

12/14/2018

Pesticide makers create resistance website           0   By Staff   Published: December 12, 2018 Crops, News  Be the first to comment Ph...

China Using Cockroaches to Eliminate Food Waste

12/14/2018

China Using Cockroaches to Eliminate Food Waste Expanding Chinese cities are generating more food waste than they can accommodate in landfills, and cockroaches could be a way to get rid of hills of food scraps.   S...

Scientists Develop Dengue Fever Early Warning System

12/14/2018

Scientists Develop Dengue Fever Early Warning System Draper scientists, working in collaboration with Boston University and MIT, developed the Predictive fLUshing Mosquito (PLUM) model.   SUBSCRIBE December 8, 201...

The Importance of Bait Rotation

12/14/2018

The Importance of Bait Rotation Rotating the active ingredient pesticide class can be the difference between a satisfied customer and an ongoing issue.   SUBSCRIBE December 7, 2018Laura Straub   Targeting C...

Diversifying Your Cockroach Management Strategy

12/14/2018

Diversifying Your Cockroach Management Strategy PMPs are reaping the benefits of using different formulations (gel baits, granular daits and dusts) to control cockroaches.   SUBSCRIBE December 7, 2018Laura Straub ...

B.C. forest ministry cutting back on use of herbicide glyphosate

11/16/2018

Glyphosate herbicide is applied to a logged area after seedlings are replanted. (Doug Pitt/Natural Resources Canada) B.C. forest ministry cutting back on use of herbicide glyphosate Faster-growing seedlings, need for aspen to provide ...

Central Manitoulin against Hydro One Garlon use

11/14/2018

By  Michael Erskine  - November 7, 2018      CENTRAL MANITOULIN—A notice of motion expressing the municipality’s opposition to the use of Garlon RTU and similar herbicides was bro...

Mouse infestations increasing on P.E.I. — here's how to keep your home critte...

11/14/2018

'If you eliminate their habitat they're not going to want to live and reproduce on your property' Brittany Spencer · CBC News · Posted: Nov 01, 2018 7:00 AM AT | Last Updated: November 1   S...

Glyphosate a political football in New Brunswick

11/14/2018

Francis Campbell Published: Oct 29 at 7:03 p.m. Updated: Oct 31 at 6:41 a.m. A helicopter applies a herbicide spray in a forested area.   It seems the danger of glyphosate may be directly related to t...

CleanFarms holding various pesticide round-ups

10/25/2018

BY COLLIN GALLANT ON OCTOBER 19, 2018. Medicine Hat News   Containers of unwanted and old pesticides and livestock/equine medications recovered at a recent Cleanfarms collection event.--SUBMITTED PHOTO Ag producers will be able to ...

Asplundh Celebrates Its 90th Year in Business

10/25/2018

Amy Fischbach | Oct 19, 2018 Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC, the international vegetation management, utility infrastructure and commercial landscaping contractor based in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, is concluding the ...

City of Lethbridge enlisting the help of goats to deal with grass and vegetat...

10/25/2018

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter) October 23, 2018 - 3:26pm Might not look appetizing to you, but this is lunch for these guysLethbridgeNewsNOW 200 goats will be used for the projectLethbridgeNewsN...

Judgment for man who alleged Monsanto's Roundup caused cancer reduced to $78M

10/25/2018

Case likely not resolved as Monsanto says it plans to appeal even if plaintiff accepts new result The Associated Press · Posted: Oct 23, 2018 11:23 AM ET | Last Updated: October 23   Plaintiff DeWayne Johnso...

7 Steps for Removing Herbicide Residues

10/18/2018

By CropLife Staff|October 11, 2018 Step 1: Spray Out Booms Every Night. Applicators often comment that sprayers that sit overnight with herbicides in the hoses and booms for extended periods (more than eight hours) can result i...

8 Reasons Why Unwanted Herbicide Residues Might Happen

10/18/2018

Herbicides Are Active At Low Concentrations. Some herbicide products still call for applying pints or quarts of herbicide per acre, but many herbicides now have application rates measured in ounces per acre. Residues from products wi...

Important Product Bulletin: Vector® Classic insect light traps Recall informa...

10/03/2018

Vector® Classic Insect Light Traps – Recall information Questions and Answers BASF is voluntarily recalling a limited number of Vector Classic insect light traps manufactured between September 2012 and August 2014. Some...

How herbicide spraying in N.B. became an election issue

09/21/2018

Stop Spraying New Brunswick's members have fought for years to make their issue an election talking point Shane Fowler · CBC News · Posted: Sep 17, 2018 7:00 AM AT | Last Updated: September 17  ...

After watching their dog die 'a painful death,' owners want ban on strychnine...

08/30/2018

Health Canada is considering such a ban and its public consultation goes until Sept. 27 Olivia Stefanovich · CBC News · Posted: Aug 05, 2018 2:00 AM CT | Last Updated: August 5   After their bel...

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