May 2014 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – US corn growers support GMO labeling

3. Canadian company plans potash operation in Ethiopia

4. Annual BC sale raises $116,000 for Foodgrains Bank

5. ANNOUNCEMENTS – IAF delivers $11.6 million to industry-led projects in 2013

5. Indian delegation visits BC hort school

6. BC farmers hold ALR meeting with new ag minister

6. Manitoba ups tracking of bovine tuberculosis

6. Changes to the federal anaplasmosis program

7. Farm organizations board and staff changes

7. Forage & Grassland Guide Available

8. BEES – The “bee gate” guards against varroa mites

10. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – PEI potato farmers take Atlantic OYF crown

10. OYF Calendar

11. Dairy farmers win in Ontario

11. Ten farm safety training projects receive funding in 2014

12. Guelph professor wins prestigious medal

12. Kwantlen College hands out horticulture scholarships

12. FCC recognized among Canada’s most responsible

12. Young Guns Contest

13. EVENTS – Getting our piece of global markets – ILC 2014

14. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

15. Aggie Days a big hit in Calgary!

16. 100 Years of 4-H in BC!

17. Canadian Angus & Certified Angus parner on Canada’s first carcass class

18. FARM BUSINESS – Bill C-30 passes with inclusion of key amendment

18. Railways still short

18. Applications for Western Livestock Price insurance now available

19. Land stewardship drives resistance management

19. FCC annual Farmland Values Report

20. MARKETS – Rabobank: Grain prices stabilizing, poultry margins strong but tightening

20. Chinese market to continue global beef demand lead

20. Mexico and South Africa see some growth

21. OPINION – A roadmap to supply management reform

22. Farmland Trust Forum highlights the importance of getting land use policy right

22. Northern Ontario Growth Plan opens up opportunities for farmers

23. Company right to not release GM alfalfa this spring, says NFU

24. RESEARCH – Organic orchards have new tools to fight fire blight

25. Best use of fertilizers

25. Lameness in beef cattle means knowing where to look