View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

January 15, 2019

Health Canada stands by glyphosate safety decision after reviewing objections

Health Canada’s 2017 re-evaluation decision for glyphosate, stating that glyphosate is safe when used according to product label directions, stands after eight objections were reviewed and vetted.

China grants regulatory approval of TruFlex canola with Roundup Ready Technology

Seed options have expanded for Canadian and U.S. producers following China’s approval of canola traits developed using biotechnology. Producers will now have access to Bayer’s TruFlex canola for the 2019 plant season.

Deadline approaches for Digital Farming and Big Data survey

The deadline to participate in an Ontario survey about digital farming and big data is approaching, with responses being accepted until Jan. 31, 2019. Grain farmers or people who work on farms that grow soy, corn, or wheat can fill out a 10-minute online questionnaire to help with the survey.
Featured News 
Dry Bean

Dry bean production tips

Dry beans are a high-value, high-management crop that growers usually aren’t afraid to spend money on in order to optimize returns that can run as high as $1,000 an acre. Two experts in Ontario, a province that accounts for almost half of Canada’s annual dry bean crop, offer their advice for a successful crop. » Learn more
Flea Beetle

Innovative flea beetle control

There’s no year in which flea beetles aren’t a problem for canola producers; the damage simply varies in degree. With Health Canada’s recent re-evaluations of neonicotinoid seed treatments, producers will need more options. The producer toolbox could expand with RNAi-based controls coming through the pest control pipeline. » Learn more


Jan. 18
Waterloo, Ont.
» Learn more


Jan. 19
Guelph, Ont.
» Learn more