July 2014 Index

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3. SPECIAL – It’s CFFO’s birthday but they are doing the gifting!

4. ACROSS BORDERS – Weather deters attendance, not generosity, in Saskatchewan

5. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Board & staff changes: Canadian Angus, Investment Agriculture Foundation

6. Board & staff changes: Canadian Int’l Grains Institute, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at U Cal

6. Richardson re-opens Thunder Bay terminal

6. Third annual ‘Building the Legacy Sale’ surpasses $120,000 for Canadian Angus

7. FNA Fertilizer Limited Partnership announces plant site location

7. Canadian Angus Foundation announces awards and appointments

7. Health Canada awards first industrial hemp license

7. Livestock research at Lakeland receives Sweet $200,000 boost

8. BEES – An itsy bitsy spider

9. Saskatchewan fields a new tool to reduce pesticide incidents

10. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Call for nominations: Pollinator Conservation Award

10. Agrisoma receives prestigious Gold Leaf Award as “Company of the Year”

10. Canadian Angus Association auction awards

11. AAFC team rewarded for significant research

11. Canadian Angus 50- and 75-Year Long-Term Recognition Awards presented

12. Cattle and grain farmers named Saskatchewan’s 2014 Outstanding Young Farmers

12. OYF Calendar

13. ENVIRONMENT – Global warming skeptics awards

14. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. Horse Day at the PNE

19. A century-long legacy sets a fresh course

22. Olympian at Rural Expo

22. Calgary Stampede 2014 Grand Marshall

22. Calgary Stampede officially opens the Agrium Western Event Centre

23. FARM BUSINESS – Manitoba crop planting woes

23. Seed growers must now designate Authorized Seed Crop Inspection Service

24. International agreement to focus on improved Durum wheat disease resistance

24. Dipping cuttings to start clean

25. FARM SAFETY – Power line safety

25. FCC donates $100,000 t0 program aimed at helping injured farmers return to work

26. RESEARCH – What can plants reveal about gene flow?

27. Latest on potatoes

27. Blueberries coated in leaf extracts have longer shelf life

27. Cornell study may advance iron-rich, cadmium-free crops

28. Smiling parasitic wasp gives farmers sting in the fight against pests

28. Betrayal of the aphids