April 2015 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – BC’s ‘Make a Difference’ Sale tops $1.65 million mark

5. Taking the bus – Malawi style

6. ANNOUNCEMENTS – New board & staff changes

6. Alberta Wheat Commission announces $150,000 investment in winter wheat

7. Buy Local funding turns the trade for T’aaq-wiihak fishery

8. CanadaGAP list of certified companies

8. Farmers to receive immediate benefits from Agricultural Growth Act

8. ACP contributes $150,000 to ‘KNOW GMO’ Global Movie Project

8. AVAC Ltd. partner in Finistere Ventures $150M FVII Fund

9. BEES – Pressure on young bees to grow up too fast?

9. Grain farmers release Ontario Pollinator Health Blueprint

10. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Birtle grain farmers Manitoba OYF winners

10. OYF Calendar

11. Newfoundland dairy farmers Outstanding Young Farmers for Atlantic region

12. Cronins chosen Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2015

12. Syrian agricultural gene bank awarded Innovation Prize

12. GrainsWest wins best new magazine in Alberta

13. 2016 Nuffield Farming Scholarship applications open

13. McLaughlin one of ‘Top 125 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy’

13. Win a trip to IFMA20 in Quebec City this July!

14. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

16. FARM BUSINESS – Producer-consumer social media conversations

17. Government doesn’t need farmers?

17. Seasonal agricultural labour program begins 49th year

18. Loss of farm land to new transit route in Ontario

18. The Family Farm will survive

19. Precision agriculture – on your farm – money in your pocket

21. FOOD – Food waste costs $300 billion a year

22. Regional food dialogues show need for farmland protection, food policy reform

22. Innovations that will shape the future of the food industry

23. RESEARCH – Gene may help reduce GM contamination