April 2016 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Guinness World Records registers Harvesting Hope record attempt

3. Maine potato growers await insecticide decision

4. Make a Difference Sale pushes Abbotsford contributions past $1.5 million mark

5. Canadian Foodgrains Bank launches African drought appeal

6. ANNOUNCEMENTS – New board, staff announcements

7. Taking BC to the World

8. P.E.I. company launches Irish Rooster potato

8. Oil and gas companies not adhering to Surface Rights Act

8. Farm Credit Canada AgriSpirit Fund open for applications

9. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Kehlers named Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016

10. Andrew and Jennifer Lovell Atlantic Region 2016 Outstanding Young Farmers

10. OYF 2016 Regional Events and Nomination Deadlines

11. Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers offering two $1,000 scholarships in 2016

11. Nominate an outstanding beef researcher by May 1

12. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

14. Come celebrate The Mane Event 10th Anniversary … Alberta style!

16. FARM BUSINESS – Determine when it pays to preg-check

17. Provinces band together to build “protein highway”

18. Fields react to signs of an early spring

18. Trap offers ray of light in fight against wireworms

19. 4 takeaways from the USDA 2016 Outlook Forum

20. RESEARCH – Purple wheat: Growing a new food system collaboratively

21. Late blight resistant GM potatoes show promise

22. Fries with a side of acrylamide

22. Potatoes can help cut cancer risk