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October 2013 Blog Posts (5)

Terry Daynard's Blog Posts: Issue of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments and Bee Mortality

Additional Comments on the Issue of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments and Bee Mortality

October 15, 2013

Since posting my early September blog (http://goo.gl/DmqH3N) about neonicotinoid seed treatments and bee mortality, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) of Health Canada has issued a Notice of Intent on “action to protect bees from exposure to neonicotinoid pesticides” (…

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DuPont Pioneer Launches New T Series Soybean Variety Lineup.

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

No Silver Bullet For Managing Clubroot

A canola program was held Tuesday morning at Manitoba Ag Days. Justine Cornelson with the Canola Council of Canada talked about keys to managing clubroot.

Roquette Buying Manitoba Peas

A new pea processing plant near Portage la Prairie is expected to be completed later this year. Once the Roquette facility is completely online it will be able to handle about 150 thousand metric tonnes of peas.

Canadian Pig Production Practices Survey for Improved Economic and Environmental Viability Ready for Launch

A multidisciplinary team of Scientists working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc is set to launch an economic and environmental survey of Canadian pork producers.

Disciplined Hedging Program Recommended

The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services is recommending a steady disciplined program of hedging a portion of hog production heading into the spring and summer.

Increase in Enteric Disease Stimulates Interest in Microbiome

A Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says, as disease profiles have become more complex, the level of interest in the role of the gut microbiome in improving health has increased.

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