November 2011 Index

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4. ACROSS BORDERS – Take a weed whacker to US farm subsidies?

4. FNA President presents farm profitability strategies to farm leaders in Poland

5. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Small town heroes

6. APAS President Greg Marshall resigns to focus on recovery

6. Canadian Angus Association to build a new office building

6. Investment Agriculture Foundation contributes nearly $450K to new projects

6. Call for ACPC director nominations

7. BEES – Alberta 2010 beekeeper survey results

8. New National Bee Diagnostic Centre at Beaverlodge

8. Commercial beekeeping program unique in Canada!

8. Restoring health and numbers to the honey bee population

9. SETAC workshop on pesticide risk assessment for pollinators

10. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – World food prize recognizes leadership in agriculture

10. Regional OYF winners head for Nationals

11. Winnipeger donates $25,000 award to Canadian Foodgrains Bank

11. Western Legacy Awards honours outstanding individuals and organizations

11. OYF Calendar

12. ENERGY – Global fossil fuel subsidies to reach $660 billion by 2020

12. All of our (energy) eggs are in the U.S. basket

13. Shale gas boom making us sick, say B.C. residents

14. EVENTS – Salt Spring Island (BC) Apple Festival

15. Fairs, exhibitions and farm shows

15. Only in Saskatchewan! DINING WITH THE STARS

16. Canadian Foodgrains Harvest for Hunger in Monkton, Ontario

16. FCC ‘Drive Away Hunger’ campaign

17. FARM BUSINESS – Prairie farmers pleased at marketing change

18. There’s no time to waste

19. FOOD – Feeding the world while protecting the planet

20. Healthy chocolate

20. Thousands demand sustainable food at National Food Day

20. Hunger strike has fans of raw milk alarmed

21. FARM SAFETY – Live to ride another day

21. Farm safety top-of-mind this fall

22. Can children ride an ATV safely?

23. OPINION – Canada’s regional development agencies a waste

24. Is there hope for Canadians?

25. CFFO Commentary: Selling confidence and authenticity

25. Can we have industry without toxicity?

26. RESEARCH – SFU student researches fungi-fighting controls