October 2015 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Canadian Foodgrains events calendar

4. Syrian conflict continues to displace millions, Foodgrains Bank responding

6. Canada presents compelling case for $3 billion+ COOL retaliation

6. China plows big money into Australian agriculture

6. Avian flu shuffles the deck chairs

6. OSU’s new barley varieties appeal to brewers, bakers and bovines

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Report on rural Canada’s fate

7. Assistance for stakeholders to identify PBR protected varieties

7. Alberta Wheat calls for nominations for directors and regional reps

8. Richardson Pioneer plans new crop inputs centre at Three Hills, Alberta

8. Biologists guest speakers at CKISS Annual AGM & Field Tour

9. BEES – A quick world over-view of beekeeping conditions

10. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Quebec announces its contender for the 2015 OYF nationals

11. Alberta Provincial Apiculturist recognized with Roger A. Morse Award

11. Nuffield Canada announces their 2016 scholars

12. Three new competitions open

13. Climate Change and Emissions Management Corp. invites submissions for Second Round of $35 million international carbon use competition

14. EVENTS – BC’s largest equine event adds Working Ranch Challenge

16. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. Highlights from the North Thompson Fall Fair (Barriere BC)

18. FARM BUSINESS – Niagara College puts precision technology to work for farmers

19. Dealing with anthrax

19. Occupational health and safety in Alberta could affect trade agreement

20. Manitoba sets stiff penalties for illegal hunting

20. PowerZone ensures accurate soil testing and saves on fertilizer

21. FOOD – Six recommendations to stimulate local and regional food systems

21. US unveils first national waste reduction plan

24. RESEARCH – Fingerprinting erosion

25. Modern day explorers brave Australia’s wilds in search of rice’s earliest ancestor