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Ontario grain farmers seek legal stay on ‘unworkable’ neonics cap

June 30, 2015 - The Grain Farmers of Ontario has gone to court to delay the implementation of restrictions on the use of pesticides some blame for the decline in populations of bees and other pollinators.

The group that represents 28,000 farmers said it wants the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to issue a stay on the “unworkable” regulations that will cap the amount of neonicotinoid-treated seed that growers of corn and soybean can plant.

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