November 2014

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PROVINCIAL LAWSUIT LAUNCHED OVER PESTICIDES IN ONTARIO Two large honey producers have launched a proposed class-action lawsuit against Bayer CropScience and Syngenta Canada — two chemical companies that make pesticides, which beekeepers allege are …

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Misconceptions About Ag Debunked by New Research Farming in Canada is not what many think it is, according to Realities of Agriculture in Canada — A sector of innovation and growth. This new report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Busine…

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Governments around the world, from Africa to China and Vietnam, are turning their attention toward genetically modified crops and looking at how they can benefit from the adoption of this proven technology. STATUS AFRICA The International Food Policy…

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CSTA issues fact sheet to warn against buying non-registered grass seed. At the request of some of its members, the Canadian Seed Trade Association recently developed a “Buyer Beware” fact sheet to its members regarding the purchase and sale…

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New Protocols for Seed Treatment Stewardship CropLife Canada implements new protocols for seed treatment stewardship. During the past several years, seed treatments have come under increased scrutiny from the pollinator community and other group…