June 2014 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Canadian seed sector makes a difference in Africa

3. Birthplace of the chili pepper

5. ANNOUNCEMENTS – FCC Drive Away Hunger launches 11th year

6. No agency status for pullets

6. CFA and FCPC partner in Farm to Table publication

7. Canadian Canola Growers file service complaint

7. Meet B.C.’s “Brew U” instructors

7. Egg Farmers of Alberta accepting new entrant program applications

8. BEES – Many factors affect colony health: starvation, nutrition, pesticides, fungicides, water

9. California drought tough on honeybee health

10. How to identify and report suspected bee poisonings

11. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Young Canadian awarded scholarship to live and work in NZ

11. FCC AgriSpirit Fund applications now accepted

11. OYF Calendar

12. Outstanding youth receives 4-H Premier’s Award

12. SAFE Farms launches All Clear? contest

12. Caring for our Watersheds winners announced

13. ENVIRONMENT – Gathering of global warming skeptics

13. River ice reveals new twist on Arctic melt

14. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed Day set to be a learning experience

18. Rural Living Expo 2014 wows ’em in Barriere BC

20. FARM BUSINESS – Agricultural drones demonstrate technology’s role in sustainability

20. Number of rail cars down from 2013

21. Manitoba beaver control

21. Report shows GM crops benefit the environment and farmers

21. Enlist corn coming to Canada

21. New bioinsecticide submitted for registration

22. ‘Natural’ alternatives to chemical pesticides provide new weapon

22. Seasonal agricultural workers program ready for 2014

22. Partners in innovation collects more members in support of UPOV 1991

23. Provincial Election 2014: CFFO priorities

24. FARM SAFETY – “Dress for Success” while handling pesticides

24. Homeowners need better education on pesticide use

25. New voluntary guidelines for young farm workers

26. RESEARCH – Rapid spread of resistant weeds needs zero tolerance control

26. Saving crops and people with bug sensors

27. Soil science at AAFC Guelph

27. Gift to U Guelph supports pollinator health, sustainable pest management