May 2012 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Cutting the New Zealand dairy herd

4. Greening the desert

4. Problems in Rwanda cattle industry

4. Fewer deaths but greater costs of catastrophic events in 2011

5. More drought in East Africa

6. Uzbek teachers get paid with chickens

6. EU to slash beef export subsidies

6. Monsanto taken to court over farm chemicals

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Garth Brooks performing at Calgary Stampede

7. Patti Miller to lead Canola Council of Canada

8. Standardbred farms hold Open House

8. New Young Farmer Loan to help next generation of producers

8. FCC reports rise in farmland values

9. CCIA announces 2012 Board of Directors

9. New directors join Investment Agriculture Foundation

10. BEES – Southern hemisphere bees augment Canadian supplies

11. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Beef producers, retailers named Ontario’s 2012 OYF winners!

11. OYF Calendar

12. Canadian National College Finals Rodeo results

12. Manitoba announces 2011 Excellence in Sustainability winners

13. 2011 National Fairs Awards

13. Saskatchewan OYF finalists compete for 2012 crown

14. Don’t be a chicken: Ag Minister extends a tasty challenge

14. Wilson Loree Award 2012

14. Capturing Opportunities Awards

15. ENERGY – $7.6 M carbon tax relief supports BC’s greenhouse jobs

15. Irish sea turbines to Washington state

16. EVENTS – 66th Cloverdale Rodeo goes May long weekend in Surrey BC

17. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

18. The Amazing Agriculture Adventure

18. JobFest ready to hit the road

19. FARM ANIMAL CARE – Dealing with animal cruelty concerns

20. FARM ANIMAL HEALTH – Report sparks antibiotic-use debate in UK

20. US researchers find banned antibiotic in feather meal

21. FARM SAFETY – $100,000 from FCC AgSafety Fund awarded

22. Get hitched safely

23. FOOD – Difficulties tying food and health together in a food strategy

24. Canadian company sole inulin producer

24. Microbiologist who coined ‘pink slime’ talks labeling

24. Instead of greenhouses

25. Olympic Gold Medalist anchors PEI marketing initiative

25. Faux food!

26. RESEARCH – New antibiotics are ‘natural’ products

27. CCIA releases auction market research Phase Two-B results

27. Genetic marker identifies PRRS-susceptible pigs

27. Carcass lesions predict Salmonella contamination