UNION AT TEMISCAMING REJECTS TEMBEC’S FINAL OFFER . . . WHY AMERICAN HONEY IMPORTERS ARE WARY OF “TURKISH” HONEY . . . ADDING VALUE PAYS OFF FOR FARM BUSINESS . . . BEE DEATHS DOWN, SAYS HEALTH CANADA’S NEONIC REPORT . . .
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UNION AT TEMISCAMING REJECTS TEMBEC’S FINAL OFFER
Source: Pulp & Paper Canada
Members of Unifor local 233 voted Nov. 19 to reject what was termed a final offer from Tembec concerning the collective agreement for workers at the company’s Temiscaming, Que., complex. The union says this vote puts them in a position to strike, but both parties were directed to meet with Quebec’s Ministry of Labour several days later. (read more)
WHY AMERICAN HONEY IMPORTERS ARE WARY OF “TURKISH” HONEY
Turkey is a land of fine honey. Bees produce more of the sweet stuff in Turkey than in any other country except China. And Turkish consumers happily eat most of it themselves. Very little Turkish honey is exported. When it is, it usually commands premium prices. (read more)
ADDING VALUE PAYS OFF FOR FARM BUSINESS
Myron and Jillian Krahn don’t have a lot of opportunity to increase the land base of their southern Manitoba farm, but they do grab every opportunity they can to add more value to farm enterprises they do have. (read more)
BEE DEATHS DOWN, SAYS HEALTH CANADA’S NEONIC REPORT
Source: The Western Producer
Amidst all the noise surrounding Ontario’s decision to reduce the use of neonicotinoid seed treatments by 80 percent, Health Canada quietly released an update on its research into neonic insecticides and bee health yesterday. (read more)
DvL Publishing has learned of the death of Robert (Bob) Hutt, New Ross, N.S. Bob was a friend of Rural Delivery, and an asset to Ross Farm who will not easily be replaced. Our condolences go out to Bob’s family. Donations in his memory can be made to the Ross Farm Building Fund.
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