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​Kelly Malmberg Joins The AdvantageVm Team


AdvantageVM - Distributor of Premium Pesticide Products in the Canadian Industrial Vegetation market is pleased to announce the addition of Kelly Malmberg to their national sales team as our Western Canadian Sales Representative.

​​AdvantageVM Announces Product Portfolio Expansion and Welcomes Partnership with Corteva Agriscience


AdvantageVM Distributor of Premium Pesticide Products in the Canadian Industrial Vegetation market is pleased to announce the expansion of their IVM Product offering to include Corteva Agriscience.

Effective immediately, AdvantageVM has expanded their distribution channel in Canada, and will carry the entire Corteva Agriscience IVM product line including: Aspect, Clearview, Garlon XRT, Gateway, Milestone, Lontrel XC, OcTTain XL, Sightline, Tordon 22K, and VP480.

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Alberta Environment and Parks is working closely with Lakeland College in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of many conferences and meetings being cancelled, we wish to provide opportunities to applicators to continue to obtain Recertification Credits to renew their Alberta Pesticide Certificates.

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Megan Coverdale joins Bayer’s Vegetation Management Team


Bayer Environmental Science is pleased to announce the appointment of Megan Coverdale as Territory Sales Manager on the Vegetation Management team. Megan’s territory includes southeast Alberta and Saskatchewan.

In her new role, Megan will deliver on Bayer’s commitment to the industry and our customers by ensuring industry-leading support and technical expertise. Megan will build on strong relationships with Bayer VM applicators and end use customers, and lead the development of our range and pasture product portfolio.

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Bayer Welcomes U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Reaffirmation that Glyphosate Is Safe to Use, Not Carcinogenic


MONHEIM, Germany & WHIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bayer said today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s favorable conclusion about the safety of glyphosate in its Interim Registration Review Decision, based on the agency’s expert review over a 10-year period, reaffirms that the extensive body of science continues to support the safety of herbicides containing glyphosate and that this active ingredient is not carcinogenic.

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Answers to Common Questions About Glyphosate


Glyphosate has been at the center of recent discussions regarding health, safety and the environment. Included below are quick answers to some frequently asked questions. Each answer contains a link to further information where you can learn more.

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Network Rail faces compensation bill worth millions after residents win landmark court ruling over damage caused by Japanese knotweed 


Network Rail is facing compensation claims that could total tens of millions of pounds after a landmark court ruling on damage caused to homes by Japanese knotweed growing on its land.

Neighbours Robin Waistell and Stephen Williams took on the rail giant after the plant, growing on a railway embankment next to their bungalows, spread into the foundations of their homes. The pair saw the value of their properties almost halved because of the invasion.

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