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CANADIAN FARMERS REQUIRED TO USE BAYER CROPSCIENCE'S FLUENCY AGENT
Mar. 4, 2014
Seed World reports:
During the 2014 planting season, corn and soybean farmers will be required by Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) to apply Bayer CropScience's Fluency Agent to seed treated with neonicotinoid insecticides, such as clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imidacloprid.
Seed companies and local cooperatives will be the primary point of sale for the farmer-applied seed flow lubricant, explains Derrick Rozdeba, Bayer CropScience Marketing Communications manager in Calgary. The Fluency Agent reduces the dust released during planting and decreases the potential risk of exposure to pollinators.
Pesticides are toxic and persistent and are harming our children. They are
unnecessary and counter-productive, killing beneficial organisms.
Don't be fooled by this ploy, putting in place a quick, toxic "fix" that
won't even work. Ask for the real solution to the problem.
ps My niece in BC plays soccer on an "all weather"
field of gravel throughout their rainy winter.
Palsen Park 2014 – Weed Infested, Dried Out Organic Park
Diana Daghofer used to live in Ontario Canada, she wanted pesticides banned on the soccer fields in Dunrobin. Group members included, Meg Sears, Mike Christie, Jean Cottam, alex mackenzie, richard van der jagt,
Diana Daghofer now lives in British Columbia and she is trying to ban pesticides in Castlegar. Using Prevent Cancer Now as proof pesticides are dangerous.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 – 7:47 AM