Quebec places new restrictions on pesticides in bid to protect honeybees

Quebec is introducing new restrictions on pesticides considered harmful to honeybees. Under the changes, farmers will have to get permission from a certified agronomist before using certain pesticides on crops. The restricted pesticides include three types of neonicotinoids, as well as chlorpyrifos and atrazine, which has been banned in Europe for more than a decade.

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Quebec places new restrictions on pesticides in bid to protect honeybees

Quebec is introducing new restrictions on pesticides considered harmful to honeybees. Under the changes, farmers will have to get permission from a certified agronomist before using certain pesticides on crops. The restricted pesticides include three types of neonicotinoids, as well as chlorpyrifos and atrazine, which has been banned in Europe for more than a decade.

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