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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...

Environmental group challenges CN herbicide use and refusal to follow provinc...

06/11/2018

A pesticide management plan is required by the provincial government but CN argues it follows federal rules Clare Hennig · CBC News · Posted: Jun 04, 2018 1:12 PM PT | Last Updated: June 4   ...

Pest Patrol: Reining in dog strangling vine

06/11/2018

#PestPatrol with Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA By Published: June 6, 2018                        Q: I’m seeing a weed called ...

Health Canada launches consultation on use of imidacloprid pesticide

06/11/2018

NEWS PROVIDED BY Health Canada May 31, 2018, 12:44 ET   Some uses of this neonicotinoid are proposed for phase out to protect bees and other pollinators OTTAWA, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians ca...

A sea of yellow: how Manitoba’s cosmetic pesticide ban has lead to a dandelio...

06/06/2018

Many residents have expressed their frustration over having to use pesticides they believe is too expensive and not effective enough. Winnipegger Jeannette Delorme spends hours digging up the weeds on her St. Vital property every spring and ...

ON THE GROW: Herbicide resistance is spreading quickly

05/24/2018

Manitoba Agriculture is warning about new and looming threats when it comes to resistant weeds By Alexis Stockford FOLLOW Reporter Published: May 17, 2018 Crops, Local news  0 comments ...

UVM: Looking Forward and Charging Ahead

05/24/2018

UVM leaders share their perspectives, theories and hopes for the industry’s future. Joe Marshall | May 17, 2018 Utilities have one goal: to provide communities with safe and reliable power. But the ways to accomplish thi...

Cosmetic pesticide ban remains in place as weeds spring up in Manitoba

05/24/2018

Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:17PM CST  Winnipeg homeowner Gerry Mercier takes great pride in his lawn. "I fertilize it with high grade fertilizer. I like to keep it green." Green, not yellow, but Mercier says the eco-friendly p...

Use IVM and Herbicides as a Least-Cost Approach

05/18/2018

Detailed modeling, backed by extensive literature reviews, identifies clear least-cost winners from a range of approaches to maintain vegetation on ROW. John Goodfellow, Chris Nowak | May 16, 2018   ...

Minimize the Cost Impact of Maintenance Delays

05/18/2018

  During the dormant season, only the left side of this right-of-way was treated, thus demonstrating the level of plant growth that can occur from one season to the next.     Dow AgroSciences conducts a study in c...

Managing railways and habitats – by chief executive Mark Carne

05/18/2018

Network Rail takes its responsibility to manage the railways safely and look after the habitats on our land very seriously. While these may seem like two conflicting roles – we don’t think they need to be....

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