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Apr19

CSTA and CropLife Respond to OBA Claims

Recently CropLife Canada and CSTA sent a letter to the Premier, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change for Ontario that articulates our mutual concerns about recent claims made by the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association (OBA) regarding the implementation of the Class 12 pesticide regulations in the province. Read More...
Apr10

Suspension of Alberta and BC Corn Trials

On March 26th, at the ACC Annual General Meeting the decision was made to suspend immediately and indefinitely the Alberta Corn Hybrid Testing Program. A letter from the Manager explains the circumstances. On March 21st, the Pacific Field Corn Association notified corn companies that they will suspend the trials due to the discontinuation of an Read More...
Feb13

NAFTA Media Statement

CSTA and the Canadian Agriculture & Agri-Food Industry support the continuation of NAFTA. Negotiators are urged to do no harm and to conclude the negotiations as soon as possible for the stability of businesses across North America. Read the full statement here. 
Feb10

Government of Alberta Fusarium Regulations

The government of Alberta is actively consulting on how Fusarium graminearum (Fg) is regulated in the province. The province’s current zero tolerance policy for seed is a position which CSTA has been advocating to change for many years now. The government of Alberta has released a survey as Phase 1 of their consultation. If your Read More...
Feb9

PMRA: Importation of Pesticide Treated Seed

A communication was released to give importers of pesticide-treated seeds an increased understanding of their obligations under the Pest Control Products Act.