November 2014 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Vilsack to beef industry: Reach consensus or I’m taking control

4. Cows in Chicago high school

4. Obama administration launches global alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture

4. Walmart invests $3 million in Costa Rica poultry plant

5. Canadian FoodGrains Bank fall events/Singin’ in the Grain

6. California governor vetoes livestock antibiotics bill

6. Ontario youth attend GROWMARK’s annual meeting in Chicago

6. South American agriculture

7. WTO rules on Canada/Mexico COOL challenge

8. ANNOUNCEMENTS – New staff changes

8. Fifth PED case confirmed in Manitoba

9. Stampede launches OH Ranch Education program at historic ranch

10. Native pollinators and Agriculture Canada

10. Grain Growers of Canada appoints new Public Affairs Manager

10. Canadian processor begins $10 million expansion

10. Farm Adaptation Innovator Program call for Expressions of Interest

11. BEES – Acoustic scanning detects pesticide exposure

11. New bee book by SFU’s Mark Winston

12. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – CLIVE takes 1st in MIT competition

12. Alberta visionaries inducted into Agriculture Hall of Fame

13. Manitoba government honors hero in polar bear attack

13. Global Youth Ag Summit essay competition

14. Collaboration with industry earns Lakeland College international award

14. Agricultural business management award accepting nominations

14. Outstanding Young Farmers memorial scholarship supports Canadian ag students

15. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

16. Dishing about Supper in the Field

17. Barkerville Cowboy & Drover Jubilee

17. BC Bull Riding Finals in 100 Mile House

18. Quebec City hosts Canada’s OYF 2014 national event

18. Film documentary highlights struggle of farm families to stay on the land

19. Drive Away Hunger campaign collects over five million pounds of food

19. 2014 All Canada Sheep Classic

19. CanWEA holds 30th conference and exhibition in Montreal

20. FARM BUSINESS – Canada loses important US preferred access

20. Benefits of program to seasonal workers and their families

21. Environmental Commissioner highlights the need for better growth planning

21. Weed scientists uproot common “superweed” myths

22. Soil “fingerprinting”: Opening doors to improved soil monitoring

23. A world without neonics

24. FOOD – Advantages of rising food prices in Canada

25. Hartman Group: GMO perceptions, knowledge & labeling – a consumer perspective

25. Premier’s mandate letters set tone for agriculture policy in the years ahead

26. RESEARCH – Milking it: Genomics takes the guesswork out of dairy production

27. PVS may break down phytophthora resistance

27. To wilt or not to wilt: Why tomatoes are susceptible to a disease-causing fungus

28. Safer meat for Canadians