March 2012 Index

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3. GUEST EDITORIAL – Creating a stronger voice for Alberta’s wheat producers

4. ACROSS BORDERS – Monsanto shareholders reject study on GMO risk

4. Concerns over Russia pig pandemic

4. ‘Climate-smart agriculture’ backed by South Africa and scientists

5. New Zealand dairy industry epitomizes successful co-operative farm systems

6. Uganda co-op begins campaign for positive press

6. Record grain harvest for southern Cape, South Africa

6. US beef forced on South Korea

7. Uganda Co-op hands out first loans

8. Alberta Canola Producers Commission 2012 Board of Directors

8. Jacques Laforge appointed new CEO of Dairy Commission

9. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Experience the mighty Fraser!

10. On-farm food safety manuals for fruit and vegetables updated

10. Dairy Farmers of Canada initiates on-farm assessment program

10. Round-up Ready Alfalfa Forum – request for input

11. BEES – Lessons from feral honey bee colonies

12. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Cereal producers Manitoba OYF winners

12. OYF Calendar

13. Atlantic Canada OYF finalists named

13. Unique operations compete in Ontario

14. 2012 Middlesex County Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees

15. Big carrot awards

15. Seeking innovative challengers to create next famous food favourite

15. Canadian Forage Award

16. ENERGY – Pilot project assesses energy savings for BC producers!

17. Fighting misinformation: The truth about ethanol and livestock

18. EU should learn the lesson of conflict oil

18. Assessing human health concerns relating to NE BC oil and gas

19. EVENTS – ‘Set to Impress’ for the 105th year!

20. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

21. FARM ANIMAL CARE – A proposal for animal welfare in Canada

21. Atlantic Johne’s Inititative receives funding

22. FARM BUSINESS – New FCC online economic analysis

22. CFGA addresses forage transportation issues

23. FARM SAFETY – Farm safety plans bring business success

24. Manage safety as a farm business risk

25. FOOD – Manganese may be ‘magic bullet’ to fight E. coli infections

26. OPINION – Who decides Canada’s national interest?

27. Improving Canada’s economic performance

28. RESEARCH – Golf course weeds are developing resistance to glyphosate

28. Sandblasting tested as a means of organic weed control