December 2016 Index

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3. FOOD – Traditional foods for the holidays

6. ACROSS BORDERS – Harvesting a ‘wonder drug’ from potatoes?

7. Australia potato prices soar to record levels

7. USDA clears new GMO potato variety

8. Foodservice firms commit to slower-growing chickens

8. Ongoing bluetongue virus outbreaks in Europe

9. No TTP or TTIP for US under Trump

9. Canadian Foodgrains Bank news

10. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Canada, EU sign trade deal

11. Expanding international awareness at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

11. More cases confirmed in Canadian Bovine TB investigation

11. Attention researchers: BCRC opens call for letters of intent

12. BEES – Prebiotic supplements hold promise for bee health

13. Beekeeping COP study

14. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Outstanding Young Farmers Scholarship winners for 2016

15. EVENTS – Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

16. FARM BUSINESS – Post-election export picture is bleak: consternation south of the border

17. Green jobs eligible for wage subsidy

17. Improvements made to Ontario’s wildlife damage compensation program

18. Ranches quarantined for bovine TB

18. Is now the time to be bearish in the bull market?

19. Cattle market fundamentals remain bearish

19. European trade potential sparks huge dairy sector initiative

20. RESEARCH – Cornell funding to eradicate potato pest

20. Cattle vaccine could help cut antibiotic use