Thursday, May 28, 2015

Grain farmers aim to sting politicians over bee regs

Grain Farmers of Ontario is holding rallies at the riding offices for Agriculture Minister Jeff Leal in Peterborough and Deb Matthews in London Friday.

Matthews is a cabinet minister responsible for Poverty Reduction Strategy.

The farmers are upset about restrictions on the use of neonicitinoid seed treatment pesticides which have been implicated in harming bees.