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Survey of pesticide use in Ontario, 1993

Survey of pesticide use in Ontario, 1993

estimates of pesticides used on field crops, fruits and vegetables crops, provincial highway roadsides, and by licensed pesticide applicators

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Published by Policy Analysis Branch, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references: p. 31.

Statementby Craig Hunter and Bill McGee.
SeriesEconomics information -- report no. 94-01, Economics information (Ontario. Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Policy Analysis Branch) -- no. 94-01
ContributionsOntario. Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Policy Analysis Branch.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16963896M
ISBN 100774399597

  The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) publishes annual reports to summarize pesticide incidents and inquiries as they were reported. If you have questions about this, or any pesticide-related topic, please call NPIC at (am - pm PST), or email us at [email protected] What is the “cosmetic” use of pesticides? Cosmetic use of pesticides can be considered as the use of pesticides for non-essential or aesthetic purposes. For example, a pesticide may be used in an outdoor situation to improve the appearance of lawns, gardens, landscapes or other green spaces and/or to control unwanted or undesirable organisms.

Record the total quantities of pesticides applied during a calendar year. Annual use summary reports must be submitted by January 31 the following year. Categories of Forms: 1. For licensees reporting pesticide use other than pesticide treatments on more than 20 hectares of private forest land. This includes pesticide treatments on less than   Yes. Research has been done to make sure that pesticides are safe to use on food crops. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency monitors the amount of pesticides on foods that are produced in Canada and those that are imported. This is done regularly to make sure that only foods with safe levels of pesticides are available.

The online Label Search is a flexible tool that is used to gather pesticide product information by searching the available Product Information Elements, or the full textual content of the entire label collection from the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) Registered Products Database. Pesticides Act, RSO , c P. 11, as amended by the Cosmetic Pesticides Ban Act, , S.O. , c. 11 – Bill 64 Glyphosate is not allowed for domestic/cosmetic use Several provincial, territorial, and municipal governments have passed laws to reduce the risks that pesticide products pose to human health and the environment.


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Environmental Impact of Pesticide Use in Ontario: / Pesticide Survey Funding for this survey was provided by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). For more information, please call the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at results appeared in Survey of Pesticide Use in Ontario, [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6], [7] and [8].

While these reports dealt from time to time with non-agricultural use such as roadside spraying and commercial applicators, there has been a consistent focus on pesticide use for agricultural crops. Survey of pesticide use in Ontario, estimates of pesticides used on field crops, fruits and vegetables Moxley, Jacqueline Claire.

Book, iv, 40 pages. Survey of pesticide use in Ontario Subtitle varies slightly. Subject(s): Pesticides - Ontario - Statistics., Agricultural pests - Control - Ontario., Agricultural surveys - Ontario > View entry in the Legislative Library catalogue.

Material Type: Serial. Agency: Ontario. Ministry of. Ontario Pesticide Survey online Source: Farm and Food Care, December All Ontario field crop, vegetable, fruit and specialty crop farmers are asked to fill out a confidential, anonymous on-line survey of pesticide use for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Ministry of Rural Affairs.

Curry, P. () Pesticide exposure in greenhouse workers. Field applications Section, Pesticides Division, Health and Welfare Canada, Ontario, Canada Google Scholar Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food () Agricultural statistics for Ontario ().

Survey of pesticide use in Ontario, estimates of pesticides used on field crops, fruits and vegetables / Author: by Jacqueline Moxley. Publication info: Toronto: Economics and Policy Coordination Branch, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Format: Book, Government Document.

Training and certification that you need to sell, buy, transfer or use certain pesticides in Ontario. Pesticides and golf courses.

The rules for the use pesticides on golf courses. Report a spill. Call or (toll-free) to report spills of pollutants (e.g. pesticides, chemicals). The impact of pesticide use on health in developing countries (Marchpages,$). The first part of this book presents a brief survey of the global situation and the results of twelve epidemiological studies carried out by researchers from Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East.

Pesticides Act Ontario Regulation 63/09 General. Pesticides Act, RSOc P. A permit is required for the aerial application of a Class 3 pesticide that contains 2,4-D. Prohibits domestic/cosmetic use of 2,4-D. PE: Pesticides Control Act, RSPEIc P-4 General Regulations, PEI Reg EC/ Many of the pesticides applied to food crops in this country are present in foods and may pose risks to human health.

Current regulations are intended to protect the health of the general population by controlling pesticide use. This book explores whether the present regulatory approaches adequately protect infants and children, who may differ from adults in susceptibility and in dietary.

Pesticides intended for use on food crops must be tested for the safety of these residues. As part of the assessment process before a pesticide can be used on a food product, Health Canada scientists must study whether the pesticide residues that may be found in or on food will be a concern to human health, and determine the safe levels of.

The use of pesticides in Canada is regulated by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency, a division of Health Canada via the Pest Control Products Act. Pesticides are used predominantly by the agricultural sector. In20% of reported pesticide sales were non-agricultural sector products (including forestry, aquaculture and assorted industrial uses), and just under 5% were domestic sector.

Additional Resources and Links Pesticide CLeanup. Contact the DTSC Emergency Response Program, or DPR's Cannabis Program supervisor, Rachel Kubiak, at () or @. Reporting Illegal Cannabis Grow Sites. To report illegal cannabis grow sites or any related issues, contact CalCannabis toll-free at WEED-TIP ().

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Information. NASS publications cover a wide range of subjects, from traditional crops, such as corn and wheat, to specialties, such as mushrooms and flowers; from calves born to hogs slaughtered; from agricultural prices to land in farms.

The agency has the distinction of being known as The Fact Finders of U.S. Agriculture due to the abundance of. This year, the survey is being conducted by Farm & Food Care Ontario and is available on line at Surveys have been conducted every five years since and are used to track trends in pesticide use.

The impact of pesticides consists of the effects of pesticides on non-target ides are chemical preparations used to kill fungal or animal pests. Over 98% of sprayed insecticides and 95% of herbicides reach a destination other than their target species, because they are sprayed or spread across entire agricultural fields.

Runoff can carry pesticides into aquatic environments while. OMAFRA () Survey of pesticide use in Ontario, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Economics Information Report No. Toronto Google Scholar Use the table below to find a course: 1) choose the Course Type (farmer, on-farm instructor, or pesticide vendor) from the drop down box 2) choose your Location by county/region 3) Update Display If your county/region is not listed, there are currently no offerings for your area.

Select a neighbouring county/region. Legend of Options. Sincewhen the municipality of Hudson, Quebec passed a by-law restricting the use of cosmetic pesticides on public and private property, pesticides have received considerable media attention in Canada.

Intwo lawn-care companies challenged the Hudson by-law on the grounds that pesticide use was not within municipal jurisdiction.

PESTICIDE USE SURVEY OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES During the spring of this year, the Urban Use Committee of the Crop Protection Institute conducted a survey by mail of municipalities in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec in order todetermine their current usage ofpesticides, theirknowledge andrelease of the Crop Protection Institute.

Ontario must continue to support pollinator health by addressing the overuse of all pesticides, especially neonics and other systemic water-soluble pesticides.” Ontario’s Pesticide Regulation also currently bans the use and sale of so-called cosmetic pesticides, except products that meet low-risk criteria.Pesticide sales are reported in six major groups of substances (see below under ‘Indicator definition’).The major groups of pesticides which recorded the highest sales volumes both in and were 'Fungicides and bactericides' and 'Herbicides, haulm destructors and moss killers' (Table 1).