April 2012 Index

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3. BOOK REVIEWS – Beyond the Home Ranch by Diana Phillips

3. Dance of the Innocents by Todd R. Lockwood

4. ACROSS BORDERS – Cheap milk and price wars in New Zealand

4. New cow collars from Scotland

4. No Iraqi interest in US rice or grain

5. GM maize won’t be sold in France

5. Bill Gates supports small farmers to the tune of $200 M

6. Alberta & BC Foodgrains Bank fundraisers an unqualified success!

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Coming soon to your local meat department

7. CYSA announces competition topics

8. ACC Farmers’ Financial partners with FNA

8. Ranch industry uses DNA to increase profits

8. Nutrient application can be made three weeks early in MB

9. Putting the world at your feet! (AgriVenture)

10. April 27 application deadline for 2012 farm safety project funding

10. New Investment Agriculture funding announced

11. KAP rolls out Foreign Exchange Risk Management program

11. Ontario horse racing industry protests lottery cuts to their industry

11. Chicken Farmers of Canada announces Executive Committee

12. BEES – Nuisance beekeeping

13. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Alberta & Atlantic Canada OYF winners!

13. OYF Calendar

14. 2013 Nuffield Farming Scholarship applications open

14. Equine Canada awards Alberta coaches

14. Outstanding Canadian women leaders in agriculture

14. Nomination deadline for Alberta Agriculture’s Hall of Fame

15. EVENTS – Ag Awareness Day celebrates the changing face of agriculture

16. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. 100-day kick-off to Calgary Stampede Centennial

17. KAP hosts MLAs at Farmer Appreciation Day

17. Canadian Beef Breeds Council Annual Meeting

17. Manitoba Egg Farmers celebrate 40th anniversary

18. FARM BUSINESS – New ground, well water legislation coming soon for MB

19. FARM SAFETY – Tractor rollovers leading cause of farm fatalities

20. Fatigue can be fatal on a farm

21. FOOD – New food strategy promotes local food, foreign markets

21. Judge ridicules farmers’ rights to grow non-GMO crops

22. OPINION – Setting the record straight on the dangers of oil tanker traffic

23. RESEARCH – Canadian research to the forefront