Top Crop Manager

Natural pesticide research gets federal boost

July 19, 2015
By Top Crop Manager

July 16, 2015 - With the demand for bio-pesticides growing, research scientists at the Crop and Livestock Research Centre in Charlottetown, P.E.I. say $4 million in new federal money will help find new ways to protect crops.

Research scientist Chris Kirby says the funds will be used to find natural ways for farmers to ward off pests from their plants.




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