February 2015 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – World Young Shepherd’s Challenge 2014

4. North American beef cow and heifer situation

5. Another Washington state poultry quarantine

6. EU Parliament backs GMO opt-out for member states

6. Irish beef imports overcome delays by US inspection concerns

6. West coast port situation hurting US meat industry

6. California’s “Bad Egg Bill” set to crack US economy

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS – New board & staff changes

7. FCC contributes $130,000 to 263 4-H clubs across Canada

8. Investment Agriculture Foundation: Assisting with new product commercialization

9. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – BC starts 2015 OYF season

10. OYF Motherwell Award honors go to Alberta

10. OYF Calendar

11. MEDA and Mountain Lion Agriculture win 2014 Social Finance Innovator Award

11. Excellence Award for ag students is now open!

12. Dr. Paula Menzies – 2014 Carl Block Award recipient

12. FCC seeks applications for the FCC Expression Fund

12. Delta greenhouse grows financial awards for KPU students

12. Alberta egg farm wins Sustainability Awards

13. ENVIRONMENT – CFFO involved in local water stewardship programs

13. Native seed trends

14. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

15. Western Canadian Dairy Seminar

16. FARM BUSINESS – Transparency is easy, and overdue: Temple Grandin

16. Pork producers commit levy funds to increase swine health collaboration

17. MARKETS – Rabobank world market reports

18. RESEARCH – Beer and yeast for better health in humans and livestock

18. Greenhouse lighting: bright lights, big produce

19. The burning question: Can used bedding make money?

19. Pilot survey of sheep gastrointestinal parasites in Alberta

20. New hope for fighting fungal disease in durum wheat

20. Kansas State U researchers work to develop heat-tolerant wheat