August 2014 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Ireland and Alberta collaborate on research at UofA

3. Salmon to the rescue!

3. Taking science labs to the links

4. How a nuclear technique is helping farmers in Zanzibar

4. Rebuilding Detroit around urban agriculture

6. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Board & staff changes: Ontario Fruit & Vegetable, Canadian Seed Trade Association

6. New swine disease added to list of reportable diseases

6. Two poultry Scientific Committee reports released

7. First ‘Carcass 101’ event a great success

7. Feedlot of the Year

8. Canadian Hereford President Mr. Burt Grundy passes

8. Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence receives funding

8. PEI to implement a new Water Act

9. BEES – GMO honey bees?

10. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Farm families honored at Lloydminster Colonial Days …. and at Calgary Stampede

11. Stampede Talent Search announces 2014 Canadian Champion

11. Stampede Youth Scholarship winners share centre stage with rodeo stars

11. Second success in Cobb flock awards for Canada

12. EVENTS – FCC Community Day of Caring Kelowna

13. Good old days …. modern new ways (International Plowing Match)

14. 65 years of bringing family fun to the North Thompson Valley

16. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. ’95 Years of Horsing Around’ (Bulkley Valley Exhibition

23. FARM BUSINESS – Neonics presage new era in farming

24. Farmland preservation is a top CFFO priority in 2014 – 2015

24. CAHRC to develop new farm labour solutions

24. Coming soon to a farm near you?

25. FOOD – Food and beverage processors driving Ontario’s economy

26. A toast to farms and local food

26. Alberta represented at Seoul Food Show

26. NDP’s vision for a Pan-Canadian Food Strategy welcomed

27. RESEARCH – Putting plants on a diet with next-generation sap analysis

27. Animal trapping records reveal strong wolf effect across North America