Croplife Canada Launches Twitter Campaign

12.10.04-croplife.logoRelease: May 23, 2013

CropLife Canada is launching a Twitter campaign to raise awareness about the value of urban pesticides in our communities. As we all know, healthy lawns, gardens and public parks play an important role in our society – they increase pride in our communities, encourage physical activity, provide food and habitat for wildlife, produce oxygen and store carbon and pollution among other things.

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Croplife Launches Photo Album

12.10.04-croplife.logoDear partners in agriculture,

Canadians are fortunate to have access to a safe and abundant supply of healthy foods. We’re used to walking into a grocery store and seeing produce aisles full of pristine looking fruits and vegetables. In order to have these products on store shelves, savvy farmers use a variety of tools and technologies, such as crop protection products and plant biotechnology, to protect their crops from potentially devastating pests.

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BC Pesticide Issue Update August 2012 Special Committee on Cosmetic Pesticides posted its 118 page report on May 17, 2012 concluding there is insufficient evidence to warrant a provincial wide ban on pesticides used for cosmetic purposes.  The Allied Golf Association of British Columbia was heavily involved in the process since August 2010 as a both committee witness and resource.  The AGA was also active in motivating individual golf facilities to contact their local politicians to voice their opinions on the matter.

Read more: BC Pesticide Issue Update August 2012