January 2012 Index

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3. EDITORIAL – Canada’s supply management system in world trade talks

4. BOOK REVIEW – ‘Growing Strawberries Organically’

5. ACROSS BORDERS – World grain production down but recovering

5. Hammer falls on giant Arizona organic dairy

6. New European farm writers group formed

6. Renewable energy to power irrigation in the Atacama Desert

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS – BC poultry industry warned to halt use of antibiotic

7. Notice regarding lead contaminants

8. Canada-US Regulation Action Plan improves trade for Canadian hogs

8. $15,000 CIBC support for growing the BC 4-H program

8. Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers announce new Board of Directors

9. Market access for Canadian live cattle opened to UAE

9. Canadian Co-operatives job opportunity

10. Judge rules against CWB demolition

10. Farm optimism strengthens in November

11. APAS launches Saskatchewan’s rural weather and info portal

11. Conservation in Saskatchewan is about to take a giant leap forward

11. APAS announces new Board for 2012

12. BEES – Genetic diversity and commercial queen quality

13. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Jim & Marg Glenn receive OYF’s 2011 WR Motherwell Award

13. BC Association of Agricultural Fairs and Exhibitions presents 2011 awards

14. SFU Rhodes Scholar sets sights on bettering the world

14. BC’s biggest and best farmers outstanding

14. OYF Calendar

15. ENERGY – Global nuclear energy generation falls in 2011

15. New greenhouse gas project registry released for general public and industry

16. ENVIRONMENT – Envirnmental Farm Plan (EFP) Programs benefits bigger and better

17. EVENTS – Pacific Agriculture Show, Abbotsford BC Jan 26 – 28

18. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

19. Professor John Varty at the Canadian International Farm Show

20. FARM BUSINESS – Now what? Fresh ideas for better farm management

21. Farm groups ask Governor General not to sign Bill C-18

21. Farmers are adopting mobile technology, says FCC

21. FNA President weighs in on competitiveness issues

22. FARM SAFETY – How on earth could I impact a pipeline?

24. FOOD – Collaboration drives innovation

25. OPINION – Information technology challenges farm management practices

26. RESEARCH – CCIA releases auction market research phase-two results