News & Updates

Beekeepers abuzz over breeding honey bees for Canadian environment: CBC

New research reignites concerns that pesticides are harming bees: The Washington Post

Neonicotinoid to be targeted in Quebec's new pesticide regulations: CBC

G&M: Ontario grain farmers lose court battle against government's pesticide restriction.

By Eric Atkins    

CBC: Law to reduce use of bee-killing pesticide upheld in court

Now available: 2015 Ontario Apiculture Winter Loss and Management Survey

New research: Neonicotinoid insecticide residues in soil dust and associated parent soil in fields with a history of seed treatment use on crops in southwestern Ontario.

New research confirms neonics severely affect honey bee queens: Nature

Wildflowers serve as reservoir for controversial pesticides: Chemistry World

New research: Neonicotinoid residues in wildflowers, a potential route of chronic exposure for bees

New research: Neonicotinoid insecticide residues in surface water and soil associated with commercial maize fields in Southwestern Ontario

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OBA Annual General Meeting & Conference

November 19 & 20, 2015

Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront 

Farmers in 11th hour to get injunction - The London Free Press

Mere days before corn and soybean farmers order seed for next season, they’re awaiting a judge’s ruling on their request to delay provincial rules

OMAFRA announces new insurance plan for commercial beekeepers - more details here

OBA requests PMRA to suspend registration of sulfoxaflor