March 2014 Index 

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Obama signs US Farm Bill

4. Pigs entering Washington State must be free of PED virus

5. ANNOUNCEMENTS – New board, staff appointments

5. Cereals Canada welcomes new president

5. CanadaGAP members elect new Board of Directors

5. CanadaGAP Food Safety Manuals updated for 2014

6. Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) virus confirmed in Manitoba

6. Canadian Angus Youth in the spotlight

7. Seeking “Best Buds” horse tales for Calgary Stampede sharing site

8. BEES – Bio-control of varroa: will it work?

8. UK study shows low levels of neonicotinoids could make a colony fail

9. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Carman crop farmers Manitoba’s most outstanding

9. OYF Calendar

10. St. Paul dairy farmers Outstanding Young Farmers for Alberta

10. Excellence Award for ag students is now open!

10. Future Ag Leaders Scholarships

11. FCC recognized for driving away hunger

11. Canadians among Weed Science of America 2014 Awards

12. ENERGY – 2013 a record year in Canada’s wind energy market

14. Producing biofuels for jet engines

15. ENVIRONMENT – Our environmental future, according to CLIVE

16. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. Keystone Centre, Brandon, hosts Manitoba Royal

18. Rural Living Expo & Trade Show

19. FARM BUSINESS – New seed flow lubricant the only one allowed on corn, soy

20. Farmers see modest, but positive measures for agriculture in Budget 2014

20. Scotiabank: Commodity prices strengthen in January

21. FCC’s global economic report reflects expanding export opportunities

21. KAP annual meeting addresses wide-ranging issues

22. Farmers seek to stave off Weyburn Terminal takeover

22. AWC urges Government to avoid a potential rail strike

23. FARM SAFETY – Ag Safety Week kicks off in Olds

24. OPINION – AIC response to consultations on federal strategy

24. Economists against austerity

25. Do we need regulatory change for the future of agriculture?

25. BC’s farmland too scarce to lose, says NFU

26. RESEARCH – Land of the Living Soil

26. Genetic selection could produce cattle resistant to larkspurs

27. Simulation model predicts when and how weeds will develop herbicide resistance