May 2013 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Pork outlook more promising for 2nd half of 2013

4. NFU Youth remember international ‘Day of Peasant’s’ Struggles’

4. Horse meat scandal fails to impact short term EU beef demand

6. Foodgrains Bank asks for let campaign about changes to Canada’s aid program

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS – No carbon tax for BC greenhouse growers

7. FCC says farmland values increasing

7. 4-H Canada names new CEO

8. Bolduc elected as Canadian Beef Breeds Council President

8. University of Alberta lab manager joins ABC

8. KAP announces new General Manager

8. Investment Agriculture Foundation marks continued contributions to agriculture

9. Canadian Angus Association announces new board

9. FCC funds 10 new agricultural safety training projects

10. BEES – Duncan BC bee stock assessment

11. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Thatchers Ontario OYF winners

11. OYF Calendar

12. Lystek International wins biosolids management award

13. ENERGY – IEA calls for major scale-up in global biofuels production

13. Atmosphere humidity: reality is opposite of climate models’ prediction

14. Wind energy a good deal for Ontario

16. ENVIRONMENT – Effects of rising atmospheric CO2

16. Manitoba introduces North America’s first ecosystem protection legislation

17. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

20. Province renews support for its world-class tourism attraction

20. Saddle up! Cloverdale Rodeo returns May 17 – 20

21. Need an Informed Strategic Viewpoint?

22. FARM BUSINESS – Canadian ag sector remains globally competitive

23. Canadian crop estimates for 2013

24. FOOD – Ontario reintroduces the Local Food Act

25. Brew your own beer, grow your own garden

25. RESEARCH – Dual resistant tomatoes fight lethal pests

26. SFU researchers help unlock pine beetle’s Pandora’s box

26. Restoring the world’s rangelands