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The world of seed technology: things to know for 2024

With science changing along with the seasons, we look at the world of seed technology, offering a forecast.

Views, Considerations & Unknowns for 2024

With 2024 upon us, the agriculture trade show and seminar season is now in full swing.

The world is not enough

Wanting to do their part in reducing global GHG emissions, Canadian farmers still can’t catch a break from federal tax fees. But what’s going on around the world?

The current state of global agricultural testing

Using just-in-time technology to thwart the spread of pathogenic disease in ag.

Increasing your company’s brand reputation

A well-thought-out brand marketing campaign will help you grow and promote your brand.

CN expands its central US reach

Canadian National has agreed to purchase the agricultural Iowa Northern Railway.

Show your mature workforce the love they deserve

Learn how the top employers support the ever-evolving needs of their employees through their changing career phases.

5 agricultural technology trends to watch in 2024

As more Canadian farmers are accepting of new technologies over ye olde tried and true, look at some ways more AgTech can improve the sector’s lot.

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No Concerns with New Pesticides & Ag Plastic in Québec Changes

No Concerns with New Pesticides

The Market Access Committee has released information about new pesticides in corn and soy that will be launched for the 2023 crop season. The committee stated it has no trade concerns with the use of five new corn pesticides: Zolera FX PCP No. 33367 from UPL; Veltyma DLX PCP NO 34166 and 29767 from BASF; V-10504 FS Lumiscend Pro PCP No. 34421 from Valent/Corteva; Insight PCP No 34234 from ISK; and Voraxor Complete PCP No. 33968 and 32542 from BASF. Two additional new soy pesticides were also cleared of concern: Voraxor Complete PCP No. 33968 and 32542; and Zeltera 34331 from Valent. The Maximum Residues Limits (MRLs) of crop protection products were evaluated by the Committee against MRLs in key export markets. Product use information (e.g., use rates, the timing of application(s), Canada-relevant crop residue data, projected sales data, etc.) was considered as part of the MRL assessment and risk management.

Ag Plastic in Québec Changes

Québec’s Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques implemented regulations regarding the recovery and reclamation of products by companies. Cleanfarms has prepared a webpage to help decipher the information for those in the agriculture industry. Included in its many provisions, the Québec legislation places regulatory obligations on companies that supply products and packaging to farmers. The webpage shows that membership in Cleanfarms allows suppliers to meet their provincial regulatory obligations in Québec and elsewhere.

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