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



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



<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 ...



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.


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 …

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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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