Agriculture and Forestry – October 7, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Agriculture and Forestry – October 7, 2014

Senators continue their study on the importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada.

Kevin McCully (director, sector specialist services, agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries) from the Government of New Brunswick, Keith Deering (assistant deputy minister of agrifoods development) and Dave Jennings (director, product and market development) of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Karen Wong-Petrie (acting manager, animal crop services) and Jason Sproule (bee health and minor use pesticide coordinator) from the Government of Nova Scotia discuss some provincial preventative measures in Newfoundland designed to preserve the health of bees, importing and exporting the insects, and some of the various obstacles facing the overall health of the pollinators.
(October 7, 2014)