February 2014 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Half a million for US projects to save bees

3. Key provisions of FDA proposed FSMA rule language affecting farmers

4. New Brunswick Foodgrains harvest involves youth

5. Gates grant to extend agriculture knowledge in developing world

5. Rural groups urge US Congress to protect COOL

5. EU denies pollen is an ingredient of honey despite court decision

6. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Raw milk is legal in Ontario

7. 2014 is the Year of the Family Farm

7. Federal government helps food processors reach export markets

8. New Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Sheep released

8. Cereals Canada announces location of new corporate headquarters

8. Appointments to the CanadaGAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee for 2013 – 2015

8. FCC donates $25,000 to Foodbanks British Columbia

9. CanadaGAP announces rescheduled AGM and publication of annual report

9. Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea confirmed in Canada

9. Farm Credit Canada leads efforts to create student club room

10. BEES – Plant compounds tested for nosema ceranae control

11. Experts see viruses not usually found in leafcutter bees

12. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Real. Honest. Good. Outstanding.

12. OYF Calendar

13. Canadian Angus excel at Denver Stock Show

13. Rewarding students for innovative stewardship ideas

14. ENERGY – Largest biogas cogeneration project in Canada opens

14. Wind energy doubles contribution to Ontario energy in past four years

15. ENVIRONMENT – Record high for global greenhouse gas emissions

16. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. FARM BUSINESS – Greenhouse producers seek light during darkest days

18. Farmers urged to test for ergot in livestock feed

18. FCC offers assistance to customers impacted by grain delivery backlog

19. OPINION – Bill C-18 — Growth for whom?

19. NFU proposes new vision for Canadian seed ownership

20. RESEARCH – Researcher advocates user fees on non-human antibiotics use