Plant
Biotechnology

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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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Agricultural
Pesticides

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Farmers rely on a vast array of tools and technologies to help them produce an abundant supply of safe, healthy and affordable foo…

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Protecting
Pollinators

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Both bees and pesticides play critical roles in agriculture. Bees pollinate many important crops while pesticides protect crops fr…

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Urban
Pesticides

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

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Features

<p>Join the conversation and ask your questions about GMOs and biotechnology.…</p> <p>You may have heard about the dirty dozen – a report about the trace amounts of pesticides sometimes found on some of our favorite produce. Unfortunately, the review uses ... <p>On June 28 the Government of Manitoba announced it would ban the use of synthetic lawn pesticides. The legislation will be introduced in the next legislative session and ...

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News

Group says provincial report more of the same; ag and biotech industry groups say report affirms progress

March 24, 2014

Reaction to the bee health final report is mixed. The beekeepers association says despite being …

Anti-Science Environmentalists Ban ‘Neonic’ Insecticides, Imperiling Global Health

March 21, 2014

Some of history’s greatest advances in public health – especially in regions plagued by insect …

David Cameron’s science advisers call for expansion of GM crops

March 14, 2014

David Cameron’s official science advisers have called for GM crops to be rolled out across …

Finnish study finds neonicotinoids do not harm bees

February 21, 2014

Initial findings from a Finnish study on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on field crops …

Bee Deaths Reversal: As Evidence Points Away From Neonics As Driver, Pressure Builds To Rethink Ban

February 7, 2014

If the Environmental Protection Agency moves to restrict neonicotinoid pesticides, often called neonics, because of …

The plant science industry recognizes that it is important to prevent any potential exposure of pesticides to non-target organisms. We as an industry have developed a set of best management practices (BMPs) designed to help growers minimize inadvertent exposure of pollinators during planting.

Blog

Re: U of S research serves as check, Jan. 11, 2014

January 27, 2014

The plant science industry cares about the environment and its inhabitants, which is why it is committed to the responsible …

Five facts about neonicotinoids, the Ontario Farmer

January 22, 2014

The plant science industry agrees that pollinator health is a complicated issue with no one specific solution. I’d like to …

Upcoming Events

Spring Dialogue Days

May 6 - 8, 2014

Join us in Ottawa at the Westin for our annual Spring Dialogue Days – CropLife Canada’s …

World Congress on Conservation Agriculture

June 22 - 25, 2014

The World Congress on Conservation Agriculture (WCCA) will be held for the first time in …

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