The New Era of Pesticides in Canada: Cancellations, Re-evaluations, and New Products

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Changes will soon be coming to some of the chemical products you rely on most.

It seems  there is never a dull moment in the greenhouse ornamental industry these days.  From transitions to new crops,  new export requirements, to novel pest problems, the industry has seen a lot of change….and it’s not over yet. 

The industry is also going to be facing changes regarding some commonly used chemical products. Here is the latest on potential  revisions to the list of chemical tools we have access to in Canadian floriculture.

This is guest post was written by Cary Gates, Pest Management Director at Flowers Canada Growers.

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Dispose of Your Unwanted/Obsolete Pesticides for FREE, Sept 20-30th. Don’t miss it!

cleanfarmThe CleanFARMS pesticide collection campaign is coming to Ontario again in 2016.  This program will not be run in Ontario again until 2019, so take advantage of this opportunity.

Read below for more details.

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Course to offer pesticide training specific to greenhouse industry

pesticourse On Tuesday June 9th,  there will be a Pesticide Safety Course dedicated specifically for greenhouse growers.  It will be held at the Vineland Research Station.  The following topics will be covered:

1. Greenhouse IPM
2. Worker Safety Practices
3. Application Methods and Equipment
4. Applying the Right Amount

To register call 1-800-652-8573, or sign up online at www.opep.ca