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Ontario farmers take to Twitter over neonic ban

May 17, 2016, Ontario – Grain farmers in Ontario have taken to Twitter to blast their province for regulations that demand farmers plant only half their acreage with neonicitinoid-treated seeds this year.

Farmers started Twitter bombing Environment and Climate Change Glenn Murray last week. On Thursday, Grain Farmers of Ontario started encouraging farmers to tweet pictures of bugs and pests, accompanied with the hashtag #grainbugs, to "help everyone see impact of new neonic regulations." | READ MORE