Representing Farmers in Perth County

Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health 2014

In 2014, the Canadian Government established regulations to help farmers in Ontario and across Canada to continue to produce while maintaining the environment.


For more information regarding the new guidelines, please download the full PDF of the agreement.


Neonicotinoid Act

As recently as July 1, 2015, new Ontario guidelines have been established regarding the commerce and use of neonicotinoid-treated seeds in the province. With a focus on regulating the usage of neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seeds to only when problem of pests is present, these new guidelines will help the province achieve its goal to minimize the number of acres growing neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seeds by 80% by 2017. The Neonicotinoid Act concentrates on corn and soybean seeds as these two offer the most impact in reducing pollinator exposure to neurotoxic insecticide.


For more information visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/neonicotinoid-regulations.

Bee Colony thriving in Perth County beside responsibly treated field

Bee Colony thriving in Perth County beside responsibly treated field

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