February 2012 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – India farmer suicides

3. Pope praises co-ops

3. Wild Hog Supper kicks off Georgia legislative session

4. Farming vegetables in China

4. Two ex-policemen charged with cattle rustling in Australia

5. Washington state bill to label GMOs

5. New EU dairy regulations

5. German farmers dioxin compensation

6. California judge denies carbon fuel standard

6. Update from Villages Connected

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Ivey School of Business and FCC cultivate educational partnership

7. Jean-Pierre Blackburn posted to UNESCO

7. High school students manage Manitoba CU branch

8. Nuffield Canada launches new agricultural leadership pilot project

8. Review of Canada’s egg poultry code

8. Summit on the management of herbicide-resistant weeds

9. Launching CowPower – on the grid!

9. OnTraceability 2012 presents cross-country check-up on national program

10. BEES – “Remove the toxic talc”, say Purdue researchers

12. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Manitoba OYF finalists named

12. OYF community loses one of its own

12. OYF Calendar

12. Vancouver entrepreneur wins Award of Excellence for Innovation

13. Nuffield Canada announces 2012 scholars

14. ENERGY – Time for a review of Ontario’s Green Energy Act

15. EVENTS – Make a Difference Sale, Creative Stitches, Food Marketing 101

16. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. FARM BUSINESS – Bridging the gap-multi-generational purchase decisions

18. Farmer group creates new cash flow tool

18. Manitoba increases AgriInsurance program

19. FARM SAFETY – New Canadian safety standard for agricultural augers

20. FOOD – Eliminating E. coli in beef using low-voltage electricity

20. DNA test for grinding beef

20. Australian government rules out ‘traffic light’ labelling

21. OPINION – Farmers connecting with markets

22. Canada not competitive with the US

23. RESEARCH – Back to the future: Supersoldier ants illuminate evolution

24. Analyzing DNA to improve Canadian swine genetics

24. Glyphosate-resistant kochia confirmed in Southern Alberta

24. Spider plot offers useful visual tool