September 2013 Index

Go to September 2013 AgriDigest

3. ACROSS BORDERS – USA anticipates record corn harvest

3. Global salmon industry creates sustainable salmon farming initiative

3. Shrimp in a crimp – providing opportunity for new producers, but for how long?

4. Canadian Foodgrains Bank begins anniversary harvests

5. 30th anniversary gathering at Milltown Colony

6. ANNOUNCEMENTS – CBBC announces Michael Latimer as new Executive Director

7. International Plowing Match 100th: Come Celebrate with Us!

8. ‘The Rural Channel’ – dedicated to rural Canada

8. NB processor starts $50 million chicken plant

8. Overwhelming response to draft pig code

8. New board members appointed to Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency

9. CanFax Cattle Market Forum

10. BC Salmon genome study

10. Unapproved GE wheat found on Oregon farm raises contamination concerns

10. Investment Agriculture Foundation delivers over $1.7 million to new projects

11. Provincial Winter Fair heads into 75th annual

12. BEES – More pesticides found to affect bee health

13. Pollination poisons: bees don’t have a chance

14. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – What would your rural community do with $50,000?

14. OYF Calendar

15. Medicine Hat area Century Farm & Ranch Awards

16. ENVIRONMENT – 62 countries are biofuel-friendly

16. On the watch for invasive zebra mussels

17. Farmers’ Almanac used four-letter word to describe the coming winter

17. Don’t feed the bears!

18. ‘Chasing Ice’: fact or fiction

19. Are European greening requirements for farmers the way of the future?

20. EVENTS – Creative Stitches and Crafting Alive!!

21. Join us at the BCFWN Fall Seminar

22. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

26. World ploughing champ tyre goes to Mitas

27. FARM BUSINESS – Agriculture has opportunities for young people

28. RESEARCH – Dairy whey closer to mother’s milk than media-made menace

28. Errors in farmed salmon research