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Canadian farmers help feed Canada and the world. As feeding the world’s growing population becomes more challenging, farmers tur…



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Farmers use a wide variety of tools and technologies to help them produce a safe, affordable supply of healthy food. Pesticides ar…



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Bees and pesticides are complementary components of sustainable agriculture. Bees pollinate many important crops while pesticides …



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Public parks and private yards help make cities beautiful, encourage biodiversity and contribute to happy, healthy communities.  …



Plant science innovations are helping Canada grow a stronger economy, a better environment and healthier communities across the country. Join the conversation and ask your questions about GMOs and biotechnology. You may have heard about the dirty dozen – a report about the trace amounts of pesticides sometimes found on … <a ...



Study confirms GE crops are safe, and complicated, Real Agriculture

May 18, 2016

A new report published Tuesday has mainstream media talking about genetically engineered crops.

The National …

Canadian grocers confident in safety of GMO produce: retail council

March 24, 2016

The organization that represents Canada’s major grocery chains says it has full confidence in selling …

In defence of genetically modified foods, Macleans

March 14, 2016

More scientists are coming around to GMO safety. Why are environmentalists, who preach the science …

This new Canadian apple is genetically modified so bruises don’t show, National Post

January 26, 2016

Neal Carter takes two identical-looking apples and bashes them together, hard. Half an hour later, …

Honeybee colonies show increase despite ‘bee apocalypse’ reports, Western Producer

January 15, 2016

The opening line of an article posted on CBC News’s website last May summarized a …

Working in the plant science industry gives people the opportunity to do something that matters to them. The plant science industry employs people with a range of skill sets all working together to help ensure farmers have the tools they need to continue to safely and sustainably feed the world.


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Modern ag has a role to play in the developing world

June 27, 2016

In March, I was privileged to join a tour of Canadian agriculture professionals to Ethiopia to look at the lives …

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Glyphosate and the story of misguided fears about food

June 6, 2016

People are passionate about food. We love to eat it, talk about it and take pictures of it but at …

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Compliance Management for Confined Field Trials course


CropLife Canada’s compliance management for confined field trials course provides participants with the latest information …

Spring Dialogue Days

May 3-5, 2016

Plan to be in Ottawa this May for Spring Dialogue Days – CropLife Canada’s annual …

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