Meetings will discuss Man. commodity group merger

Five commodity groups in Manitoba may soon merge, creating one organization to represent growers of soybeans, pulse crops, corn, flax, wheat, barley and sunflowers. A steering committee leading the amalgamation released a report Dec. 14, summarizing the proposed merger. They want feedback on the concept and will hold meetings this winter about the structure of […] Read more

Health Canada proposes banning neonic

UPDATED – November 23, 2016 – 1535 CST – Health Canada is proposing to ban a Bayer neonicotinoid because the insecticide is a threat to aquatic insects in wetlands and other water bodies. In a teleconference with media early this afternoon, Health Canada said levels of imidacloprid in water bodies near agricultural land are unacceptably […] Read more