The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association says Ontario farmers annually pay $22 million more for pesticides than their counterparts in the United States
A recent scientific panel study recommends that Canada adopt a more diverse approach to pesticide testing
‘We live in a polluted world,’ says a spokesperson for the Organic Council of Ontario
An above-par Canadian dollar isn’t shielding Ontario farmers from high fuel and fertilizer prices
Farmers 'are going to get screwed,' says pesticide management specialist
photo: Mark Wales
Program could work with changes, farm groups say
Farm groups say Ontario Minister of Agriculture Leona Dombrowsky has given an “ironclad guarantee” that agriculture will be exempt when the province, under pressure from environmental groups, moves to ban the use of pesticides from lawns and gardens this spring.
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