The idea of a targeted use for neonics worries a Fruit and Vegetable growers rep.
Average corn and soybean yields reported to Agricorp this year are coming in above-average.
Ontario’s agriculture minister suggests the 80 per cent neo-nic reduction is not a hard target …
One agribiz rep says the industry needs to do a better job of explaining the positives neonics have on the food supply.
Warnings that farmers can expect some fairly stringent production requirements to be imposed on them by retailers.
The Rural Ontario Institute suggests farm groups and other should be concerned about proposed changes to the province’s school closure process.
Ontario now has it’s 67th confirmed PED diagnosis.
Corn and soybean market trends appear to have improved this week.
B-C’s avian flu outbreak is starting to have an impact on Canadian poultry exports.
One of the farmers at yesterday’s pollinator consultation session in London says the government is asking for too much, too fast.