October 2014 Index

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3. Another great snake story!

4. ACROSS BORDERS – Cross-border help to protect Lake Winnipeg

4. Omak horse struck with West Nile virus

4. Michigan sportsmen strike a major blow at Humane Society

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

6. 15 people dead in Denmark in outbreak linked to deli meat

6. Even the ifs are big in Texas

7. Use of passenger and freight rail grows, impact magnified

8. ANNOUNCEMENTS – New staff member at Farmers’ Advocate

8. SeCan’s “Grow a Leader” Program supports 4-H

9. Northstar to open Canadian canola facility

9. Viterra plans new elevator in Manitoba

9. Agrium names new CFO

9. Lucknow Co-op celebrates new state-of-the-art fertilizer plant

10. Announcing PestSmart Web

10. Orphaned polar bear cubs moved to International Polar Bear Conservation Centre

11. North American pork industry leaders meet to discuss trade

11. Agriculture in the Classroom Canada launches 5th Edition of All About Food

11. Call for Alberta Canola Producers Commission director nominations

12. BEES – Using radar to locate and define drone congregation areas

13. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Quebec honours OYF 2014 winners

13. Saskatchewan prof receives Bovine Welfare Award

14. Round Rock Ranching CCA’s 2014 TESA recipient

14. Kitchener teacher honored by Ontario AgriFood Education Inc.

14. CLIVE competes for MIT award

15. ENVIRONMENT – Climate change, water and agriculture: What we can do about it

16. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. Farming for the Future – Organic Connections 2014

18. Holland Marsh Soupfest is back – just like our early fall

18. Art and apples

19. FARM BUSINESS – Hidden effects of Ebola

19. Potato breeders want more say in new variety development

20. More profitable market gardening

21. Water well owners should check water periodically

21. Young farmers still on FCC’s radar

22. Crop report – September

23. FOOD – CETA a major blow to local food effort

23. Five tools to improve food security

24. MARKETS – Russian ban won’t derail bullish margin outlook for poultry

24. Salmon industry tackles legal and biological limits

24. Tapping into potential growth of the Turkish greenhouse sector

24. Rising prices could see farmers reducing fertilizer applications in the medium term

25. RESEARCH – Star Trekish, scientists make bold discovery on Fraser River

26. Canadian scientist contributes to international effort to sequence canola genome

26. More research and innovation around the corner for Canadian farmers