June 2012 Index

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3. EDITORIAL – Perceptions of agriculture

4. ACROSS BORDERS – Mega-farm production in China

4. Fifty four shot dead in Nigerian cattle market

5. GAiN Canada provides disease-free water to 500,000 people

5. Political party hi-jacks Zimbabwe heifer project

5. Young farmers cooking up a storm for London 2012

6. Mosquitoes becoming more resistant to insecticide controls

6. WSDA issues fines for pesticide-use violations

6. Canada’s pavilion in Morocco trade show helps net $21M in new business

7. Imported EU genetics must pass Schmallenberg test

8. ANNOUNCEMENTS – AgriSpirit funding now available to rural community groups

8. Goodbye La Nina: Will drought, hurricanes also go?

8. Manitoba Sheep Association scholarship

9. Towards mandatory RFID sheep tags

9. The Census of Agriculture: facts behind the numbers

10.Tim Hortons moves on sow stalls, layer hen housing

11. BEES – Small dose of pesticide makes bees into ‘picky eaters’

12. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – 2012 BC Cowboy Hall of Fame awards

14. KAP member wins entrepreneur award

14. The BC Cowboy Heritage Society Scholarships

14. Former Ontario Provincial Apiarist receives prestigious award

15. ENERGY – Growth of carbon capture and storage stalled in 2011

16. EVENTS – Red River 200 – Celebrating 200 years of farming on the Prairies

17. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

19. BC Beef Day celebrates industry’s economic sizzle

20. FOOD – 7.6 trillion meals delivered a year through innovation & technology

22. Developing gluten-free systems

22. Expanded Food Development Centre enhances services for entrepreneurs

22. Locavore is back!

23. RESEARCH – Red meat intake may offset autism risk factors

23. Cornell researcher battling aluminum to expand global food production

24. Brazilian researchers ID ‘tender meat’ markers in cattle

24. Whole herd vaccinations touted for PCV2

24. The next frontier in the fight against pathogens

25. TRADE – Canadian pork producers fight COOL for open border

25. Canadian agricultural trade policy from a practical perspective