June 2013 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Not only North America hurt by cold, late spring

5. Canadian Foodgrains Bank events

6. Rabobank addresses future of farming at the World Economic Forum Africa

6. Rising costs and over-valued peso hampering Argentina’s bottled wine industry

6. Breakfast cereal makers need to ‘think beyond the bowl’ to remain relevant

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Humane Society claims victory over farrowing crates

7. Ritz announces appointment to the Farm Products Council of Canada

7. Apply for FCC AgriSpirit Fund for community support

8. 4-H Canada is 100! Some celebration highlights

9. CCIA announces new board

9. Calgary Stampede highlights

10. Indian Head Tree Nursery will continue to operate

10. Alberta Wheat Commission hires new Research Manager

11. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Youth winners selected in environmental contest

11. Alberta 4-H Premier’s Award winner

11. OYF Calendar

12. ENVIRONMENT – Rural folks advised to be safe, bear smart

13. EVENTS – 1st Rural Expo an outstanding success!

16. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

19. FARM BUSINESS – Perceptions of the modern cowboy

19. National Farm Animal Care Council achievements

20. FARM & FOOD SAFETY – Don’t let weather woes interfere with safety planning

21. The hard way to find out about exposure to fertilizer

21. Protect your deliveries from treated seed contamination

22. FOOD – Social Financing Forum opens new opportunities for food systems

22. FCC launches 10th Drive Away Hunger Program

23. Cultivated French Black Truffle found in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley

23. The case for polystyrene packaging

24. RESEARCH – New DNA profiling technique beefs up cattle genomics

24. Plants ‘talk’ to plants to help them grow

25. Divining future winter wheat yields in the United Kingdom

25. Plant responses to a high temperature & CO2-enriched world