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Conditional pesticide registrations no longer possible - The Western Producer

06/09/2016

Only about one percent of all pesticides in Canada have conditional registrations, but the Health Canada practice became controversial because many neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides linked to bee deaths and colony losses, have condition...

Repeal the Pesticide Ban in Manitoba - Sign the Petition!

06/09/2016

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Restricted pesticides easy to buy in Winnipeg despite ban, I-Team finds - CBC...

06/09/2016

SEE LINK FOR VIDEO COVERAGEManitoba's cosmetic pesticide ban was supposed to keep weed killers like Roundup out of the battle against pesky yet harmless weeds, but a CBC News investigation found store after store flouting the rules."It's a bi...

Changes coming for weed control - The Headliner

06/05/2016

Upcoming changes to Manitoba’s Noxious Weeds Act are likely to please bees and their keepers.The act includes a list of plants deemed to be harmful to people, animals and economic activity, such as agriculture. The provincial government’s wee...

How does popular organic pesticide copper sulfate compare to synthetic ones l...

05/12/2016

Andrew Porterfield | May 9, 2016 | Genetic Literacy ProjectOrganic farming uses pesticides just as conventional farming does. The only difference is that the pesticides used in organic agriculture have to be derived from “...

Herbicides keep costs down, help feed world, says new study

05/12/2016

Herbicides keep costs down, help feed world, says new studyPosted May. 9th, 2016 by Robert Arnason2A Weed Science Society of America study has concluded that corn yields would drop by 52 percent and soybean yields by 49.5 perce...

Univar announces combination of Future Transfer, Fort Storage and BlueStar Di...

05/12/2016

Univar Canada Announces Combination of Future Transfer, BlueStar Distribution, and FortStorage under the Future Transfer™ BrandCreates powerful new player in agricultural supply chainWINNIPEG, Manitoba and TILLSONBURG,Ontario – May 9, 20...

ChemChina offers $43B for Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta

02/04/2016

A Chinese state-owned chemical maker offered to buy Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta for $43 billion in what would be the biggest foreign acquisition ever by a Chinese company.HONG KONG (AP) -- A Chinese state-owned chemical maker offered to bu...

Health Canada luanches new pesticide label mobile app

01/28/2016

Health Canada launches new pesticide label mobile appUsers can access pesticide labels from their electronic deviceJanuary 25, 2016 Ottawa, Ontario Health CanadaToday, Health Canada launched a new mobile app that allows users to access pestic...

Quebec to crack down on neonics - Western Producer

11/25/2015

Quebec to crack down on neonicsPosted Nov. 23rd, 2015 by Robert ArnasonShare on facebookShare on googleShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services1Quebec plans to go much further than Ontario when it comes to neonicotin...

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