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In risks to bees, study finds not all neonics equal

London | Reuters — A group of chemical insecticides known as neonicotinoids that have been banned in Europe due to fears about potential harm to bees have been found in new research to have very differential risks for bumblebees. Scientists who conducted the research said their findings showed that at least one neonicotinoid in the […] Read more

Wheats in CWRS, CPSR classes up for review

Owners of Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) and Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) wheat varieties have until month’s end to decide whether to put their products through more trials, or let their varieties be reclassified. The Canadian Grain Commission on Friday announced a review of the CWRS and CPSR wheat classes will start immediately, citing […] Read more