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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...

An invasive plant is impacting our shorelines

08/23/2018

Aug 17, 2018 7:00 PM by: Miriam King 1 / 2 Licenced contractor, Robin Egan of Green Stream lawn and vegetation management, in a stand of towering Phragmites australis on Line 4, Innisfil. ...

Canada to phase out most uses of pesticides linked to bee deaths

08/23/2018

ERIC ATKINS PUBLISHED AUGUST 15, 2018UPDATED AUGUST 15, 2018   The Canadian government plans to phase out most uses of two pesticides linked to the deaths of bees and other insects, a move environmental groups say is welcome...

A 50/50 chance your kochia is glyphosate resistant

08/22/2018

Triple-resistant kochia has also been found in Alberta and Saskatchewan By Jennifer Blair  Reporter Published: July 25, 2018  This photo was taken in Manitoba but glyphosate-resistant kochia h...

City of Edmonton faces environmental charges for pesticide-related offences

08/20/2018

Alberta officials say the City of Edmonton has been charged with six counts under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and one count under the province's pesticide regulations. The Canadian Press Published Friday, August 1...

Curb pesticide use – beekeepers

08/20/2018

The implications are not just for the bees, but for other species, as well' Christian Paas-Lang  Published on: August 14, 2018 | Last Updated: August 14, 2018 1:14 AM EDT Colonies at Board's Northern Nectars, picture...

Spraying geared ‘restore’ forest to pre-harvest condition: MNRF

08/17/2018

North Shore project slated to begin this week Jeffrey Ougler  Published on: August 13, 2018 | Last Updated: August 13, 2018 9:52 PM EDT SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT Selected stands of forest along the North Shore will be...

Brian Rosenberg named Head of Bayer Environmental Science Canada

08/14/2018

August 8, 2018   Brian Rosenberg has been named the new Head of Bayer Environmental Science Canada effective August 1, 2018. Brian replaces William MacMurdo who recently was appointed Head of U.S. Turf & Ornamentals commercial op...

Researchers discover natural product that could lead to new class of commerci...

07/20/2018

July 13, 2018, University of California, Los Angeles Depiction of the herbicide molecule (top), which inhibits an enzyme (bottom) that plants need. Credit: Tang Research Group / UCLA Samueli A garden can be a compet...

‘It’s frustrating’: Province urged to control weeds at Fish Creek Provincial ...

07/18/2018

By Carolyn Kury de Castillo Reporter  Global News   People living near Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary are lobbying the province to do something about the spread of noxious weeds near their homes. Ted New liv...

SCIENTISTS CONFIRM FIRST CASE OF WATERHEMP WITH SIX-WAY HERBICIDE RESISTANCE

07/18/2018

A MISSOURI WATERHEMP POPULATION RESISTS 2,4-D’S SITE OF ACTION, ALONG WITH FIVE OTHERS. By Gil Gullickson     As if corn and soybean farmers didn’t have enough to worry about, there’s this...

AMVAC Acquires Herbicide From Bayer

07/17/2018

Sonja Begemann June 25, 2018 09:55 AM      Dole pineapple field 1 (Dole Food Co.) Bayer sold its Bromacil herbicide business in the U.S. and Canada to AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a wholly-owned s...

Phragmites action plan sought in West Elgin

07/17/2018

By Vicki Gough, Special to Postmedia Network Tuesday, July 3, 2018 1:21:29 EDT PM The Elgin Phragmites Working Group (EPWG) is calling on the Municipality of West Elgin to create a plan to control the spread of the ...

City to contemplate cosmetic pesticide reduction

06/14/2018

City to contemplate cosmetic pesticide reduction Vernon council directs administration to determine feasibility of a reduction program or ban ROGER KNOX Jun. 12, 2018 6:30 a.m. The City of Vernon will look into the feasibility of snuf...

CN changes its position on sharing spraying methods with B.C. government

06/14/2018

CN Rail changes its stance on submitting a spray management plan to the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View) CN changes its position on sharing spraying methods with B.C. government Chief legal officer for CN Rail says the co...

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