August 2012 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Monsanto faces $7.5 billion payout to Brazilian farmers

4. Foodgrains Bank welcomes G20’s new idea

5. New UN initiative calls for zero hunger

5. Saskatchewan sale reaps over $96,000 for Foodgrains Bank

6. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Stephen Denys is CSTA’s 2012-13 President

6. Pullet growers apply for agency status

7. European Union moves toward GM milk and meat

8. Investment Agriculture Foundation announces new executive

8. Funding for northern research opens doors for new crops

9. 2012 Joint conference of the Western Apicultural Society & Washington State Beekeepers Association

10. BEES – CFIA removes butyric acid and benzaldehyde from risk list

10. Nominations open for Fred Rathje and Willy Baumgartner awards

11. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Big bucks, lots of prestige for Stampede winners

11. Centennial Rodeo champions

11. Troy Dorchester wins 2012 GMC Rangeland Derby

12. Jubilee Medals awarded by 4-H Canada

12. Canadian Seed Trade awards

13. EVENTS – North Thompson Fall Fair & Rodeo kicks up the dust!

14. Canada’s Oldest Fair … Hants County (NS) Ex soon to be 250

16. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. “We’ve Got a Good Thing Growing” … in the Bulkley Valley!

23. FOOD – Food – stable, high tech, recession-proof industry

25. FARM ANIMAL CARE – Communicating with consumers about antibiotic issues in animal production

26. Mobile veterinarians offer unique care to Southern Alberta animals

26. Chicken farmers demonstrate commitment to animal care