January 2015 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Czech tires made of dandelion rubber

3. Global PEDV expert predicts huge pig losses in Europe

3. Beef issues in the US

4. Final CFGB sale of the year nets just over $20,000

6. FNA and AgraCity expand into U.S.

6. EU Commission withdraws proposal for new seed law

6. Ukraine sets up first ESTA site outside of the EU

6. Renewable energy market barriers in Latin America and the Caribbean

7. Seven more nations ban poultry from Oregon as bird flu spreads globally

7. EU reaches provisional agreement on GMOs

7. Saoirse’s latest role – promoting eco-friendly homegrown food

8. ANNOUNCEMENTS – New board & staff changes

9. Maple Leaf to close three meat processing plants

9. Richardson plans new elevator in Dauphin

10. Angus Central Television

10. Scholarships and grants

10. Former owner-editor of the Canadian Hereford Digest, Mr. Kurt Gilmore passes

11. House of Commons passes third reading of Agricultural Growth Act

11. Agriculture a priority for Canada’s Science, Technology, Innovation Strategy

11. New video on BSE surveillance

11. Manitoba’s Roger Lepp first recipient of Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship

12. BEES – Neonics again!

12. Ontario wants to reduce neonicotinoid use by 80%

13. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Manitoba & PEI farmers national OYF champions

14. British Columbia announces 2015 OYF nominees

14. OYF Calendar

15. ENERGY – What’s changing in global energy use?

16. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. Pacific Agriculture Show 2015

18. Agri-Energy & Waste Management Forum

20. FARM BUSINESS – Canadian agriculture is strong going into 2015

21. New project provides info on loose sow housing

21. Hog industry expansion ramping up rapidly: analyst

22. “Alternative” trade – legacies for the future

22. There is more at stake than a Pollinator Health Plan

22. Oil prices will snap back by mid-2015, says Scotiabank

23. Avian flu again rears its head

23. Canada sets control zone, reimbursements in bird flu fallout

24. FOOD – Canada ranks high in food safety

25. Tentative deal reached on part of XL Foods E. coli lawsuit

25. Low glycemic potato could benefit diabetics

25. Craft beers are the rage in Ontario

26. MARKETS – Rabobank world market reports

27. RESEARCH – New research into Johne’s Disease

27. New technology can help fight wheat disease

27. Airborne E. coli from cattle feedlots spreads further than expected