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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.  …



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 ... On June 28 the Government of Manitoba announced it would ban the use of synthetic lawn pesticides. The legislation will … <a ...



Edmonton could spend nearly $1 million to fight weeds without herbicides, Metro Edmonton

November 3, 2015

Keeping city turf free of herbicides will come with a cost, as city staff are …

Former Greenpeace president supports biotechnology

October 13, 2015

SASKATOON – Patrick Moore says biotechnology is one of the reasons farmers in Western Canada …

Good news: There is no honeybee crisis

July 23, 2015

I have great news for honey lovers everywhere. The Canadian honeybee industry is thriving. Despite …

The bees are okay, the policy is sick

June 11, 2015

Ontario and Canadian bees appear to be doing great, with more bees busy producing more …

Responsible glyphosate use a priority, Western Producer

June 9, 2015

The editorial that appeared in May 7 edition of The Western Producer made an important …

Saskatchewan farmer Jake Leguee explains why he grows genetically modified crops, the value they bring to his farm and why he’s confident feeding the food he produces to his family.


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There’s a new void to fill in science communication

November 13, 2015

As scientists we generally aren’t renowned for our communications prowess, particularly communications with the public. Many of us would rather …

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What does ‘social license’ mean for agriculture?

November 3, 2015

Social license is a buzzword that has gained traction in various industries and has recently firmly established itself as part …

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GrowCanada Conference 2015

December 1-3, 2015

Join us in Calgary for the 2015 GrowCanada conference, Dec. 1-3, as leaders from Canada’s …

Compliance Management for Confined Field Trials course


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

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