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After watching their dog die 'a painful death,' owners want ban on strychnine...

08/30/2018

Health Canada is considering such a ban and its public consultation goes until Sept. 27 Olivia Stefanovich · CBC News · Posted: Aug 05, 2018 2:00 AM CT | Last Updated: August 5   After their bel...

An invasive plant is impacting our shorelines

08/23/2018

Aug 17, 2018 7:00 PM by: Miriam King 1 / 2 Licenced contractor, Robin Egan of Green Stream lawn and vegetation management, in a stand of towering Phragmites australis on Line 4, Innisfil. ...

Canada to phase out most uses of pesticides linked to bee deaths

08/23/2018

ERIC ATKINS PUBLISHED AUGUST 15, 2018UPDATED AUGUST 15, 2018   The Canadian government plans to phase out most uses of two pesticides linked to the deaths of bees and other insects, a move environmental groups say is welcome...

A 50/50 chance your kochia is glyphosate resistant

08/22/2018

Triple-resistant kochia has also been found in Alberta and Saskatchewan By Jennifer Blair  Reporter Published: July 25, 2018  This photo was taken in Manitoba but glyphosate-resistant kochia h...

City of Edmonton faces environmental charges for pesticide-related offences

08/20/2018

Alberta officials say the City of Edmonton has been charged with six counts under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and one count under the province's pesticide regulations. The Canadian Press Published Friday, August 1...

Curb pesticide use – beekeepers

08/20/2018

The implications are not just for the bees, but for other species, as well' Christian Paas-Lang  Published on: August 14, 2018 | Last Updated: August 14, 2018 1:14 AM EDT Colonies at Board's Northern Nectars, picture...

Spraying geared ‘restore’ forest to pre-harvest condition: MNRF

08/17/2018

North Shore project slated to begin this week Jeffrey Ougler  Published on: August 13, 2018 | Last Updated: August 13, 2018 9:52 PM EDT SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT Selected stands of forest along the North Shore will be...

Brian Rosenberg named Head of Bayer Environmental Science Canada

08/14/2018

August 8, 2018   Brian Rosenberg has been named the new Head of Bayer Environmental Science Canada effective August 1, 2018. Brian replaces William MacMurdo who recently was appointed Head of U.S. Turf & Ornamentals commercial op...

Researchers discover natural product that could lead to new class of commerci...

07/20/2018

July 13, 2018, University of California, Los Angeles Depiction of the herbicide molecule (top), which inhibits an enzyme (bottom) that plants need. Credit: Tang Research Group / UCLA Samueli A garden can be a compet...

SCIENTISTS CONFIRM FIRST CASE OF WATERHEMP WITH SIX-WAY HERBICIDE RESISTANCE

07/18/2018

A MISSOURI WATERHEMP POPULATION RESISTS 2,4-D’S SITE OF ACTION, ALONG WITH FIVE OTHERS. By  Gil Gullickson 6/25/2018 Gil Gullickson   As if corn and soybean farmers didn’...

AMVAC Acquires Herbicide From Bayer

07/17/2018

Sonja Begemann June 25, 2018 09:55 AM      Dole pineapple field 1 (Dole Food Co.) Bayer sold its Bromacil herbicide business in the U.S. and Canada to AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a wholly-owned s...

City to contemplate cosmetic pesticide reduction

06/14/2018

City to contemplate cosmetic pesticide reduction Vernon council directs administration to determine feasibility of a reduction program or ban ROGER KNOX Jun. 12, 2018 6:30 a.m. The City of Vernon will look into the feasibility of snuf...

CN changes its position on sharing spraying methods with B.C. government

06/14/2018

CN Rail changes its stance on submitting a spray management plan to the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View) CN changes its position on sharing spraying methods with B.C. government Chief legal officer for CN Rail says the co...

Environmental group challenges CN herbicide use and refusal to follow provinc...

06/11/2018

and refusal to follow provincial rules A pesticide management plan is required by the provincial government but CN argues it follows federal rules Clare Hennig · CBC News · Posted: Jun 04, 2018 1:12 PM PT...

PHOTOS: Pest Patrol: Reining in dog strangling vine

06/11/2018

PHOTOS: Pest Patrol: Reining in dog strangling vine #PestPatrol with Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA         3   By Mike Cowbrough FOLLOW   Published: June 6, 2018 Crops...

Health Canada launches consultation on use of imidacloprid pesticide

06/11/2018

NEWS PROVIDED BY Health Canada May 31, 2018, 12:44 ET   Some uses of this neonicotinoid are proposed for phase out to protect bees and other pollinators OTTAWA, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians ca...

A sea of yellow: how Manitoba’s cosmetic pesticide ban has lead to a dandelio...

06/06/2018

Many residents have expressed their frustration over having to use pesticides they believe is too expensive and not effective enough. Winnipegger Jeannette Delorme spends hours digging up the weeds on her St. Vital property every spring and ...

ON THE GROW: Herbicide resistance is spreading quickly

05/24/2018

Manitoba Agriculture is warning about new and looming threats when it comes to resistant weedsBy Alexis Stockford FOLLOWReporterPublished: May 17, 2018 Crops, Local news 0 commentsGlyphosate-resistant kochia is s...

UVM: Looking Forward and Charging Ahead

05/24/2018

UVM leaders share their perspectives, theories and hopes for the industry’s future.Joe Marshall | May 17, 2018Utilities have one goal: to provide communities with safe and reliable power. But the ways to accomplish this goal are con...

Cosmetic pesticide ban remains in place as weeds spring up in Manitoba

05/24/2018

Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:17PM CST Winnipeg homeowner Gerry Mercier takes great pride in his lawn."I fertilize it with high grade fertilizer. I like to keep it green."Green, not yellow, but Mercier says the eco-friendly pesticide...

Use IVM and Herbicides as a Least-Cost Approach

05/18/2018

Detailed modeling, backed by extensive literature reviews, identifies clear least-cost winners from a range of approaches to maintain vegetation on ROW.John Goodfellow, Chris Nowak | May 16, 2018Photo by Lew Payne, New York Pow...

Minimize the Cost Impact of Maintenance Delays

05/18/2018

During the dormant season, only the left side of this right-of-way was treated, thus demonstrating the level of plant growth that can occur from one season to the next.Dow AgroSciences conducts a study in cooperation with Santee Cooper that q...

Managing railways and habitats – by chief executive Mark Carne

05/18/2018

Network Rail takes its responsibility to manage the railways safely and look after the habitats on our land very seriously.While these may seem like two conflicting roles – we don’t think they need to be. We can enhance biodiversity...

Drones allow farmers to limit pesticide use, spot problems with crops

05/07/2018

Drones allow farmers to limit pesticide use, spot problems with cropsHow farmers are using drone technology to up their game in the fieldsCarolyn Dunn · CBC News · Posted: Apr 27, 2018 2:00 AM MT | Last Updated: April 27A ...

Herbicide treatments for invasive species approved after discovery of ‘Mexica...

05/07/2018

Herbicide treatments for invasive species approved after discovery of ‘Mexican bamboo’ along Bruce TrailMono council grants staff’s request to use herbicides to eradicate Japanese knotweed and giant hogweed where necessaryNEWS Apr 27, 20...

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