CropLife Canada has started looking for a new president and CEO, as Ted Menzies has stepped down due to a “serious health problem.” Menzies, a long-time Alberta farmer and former Member of Parliament, has led the plant science industry organization since January 2014. The health issue was identified in late December. “Ted contributed a great… Read More

In the ongoing battle to make consumers more open to Canadian farmers’ use of technology, agriculture may finally be gaining some ground. That may be hard to believe, given the same old hackneyed arguments about GMOs and the like that keep surfacing. But CropLife President Ted Menzies told about 80 participants in a Farm Management… Read More

The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer has moved to categorize 2,4-D as a “possible” carcinogen, while simultaneously stating clearly it doesn’t have sufficient evidence to say the commonly used herbicide causes cancer in humans. The decision is drawing criticism from companies that sell products containing 2,4-D and agricultural groups, as the risk… Read More