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Steve Denys, a vice-president with Pride Seeds and a former president of the Canadian Seed Trade Association, spoke to the Chatham Kent district meeting for the Grain Farmers of Ontario on Tuesday. Denys used military terms to describe how Ontario agriculture and its farmers must do a better job in convincing urban populations of the necessity of using products such as neonicotinoids. (Louis Pin/ Postmedia Network)

Grain Farmers of Ontario district meeting has neonic focus

The annual district meeting for the Grain Farmers of Ontario, held Tuesday in Chatham-Kent, took on a military tone when guest speaker Stephen Denys compared the urban-rural divide over agricultural regulation to modern war.