John Depape, The CWB Monitor, talks to RealAgriculture.com about the potential sale of Viterra to a foreign company like Glencore. John gives his feelings on whether Viterra is a national strategic asset, whether the competition bureau has anything to say about this size of deal, and if this potential deal with Glencore makes any sense to him.
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The European Commission 'severely restricted' three neonicotinoids — clothiandidin, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam — in an effort to protect honeybees, but critics say the regulations are doing for the very opposite. "In 2013 the European parliament voted to ban the use of neonics on flowering plant species, because of concerns about bee health," said Simon Kightley,…Read more »