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Ontario greenhouse owners hire dog to sniff out pepper pests

In the Good News Network

One of the largest bell pepper producers of North America almost went out of business last year after it came under fire from a dangerous little pest called the pepper weevil.

The insect, which caused over $75 million in damages to Nature Fresh Farms, could not be seen by humans and it only reproduced faster when exposed to pesticides. Continue reading