December 2017 Index

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3. Last Agri Digest

4. Herbert’s Night Off

5. ACROSS BORDERS – Crop location changes could feed millions more

6. Northern Irish potato farmers face worst harvest in living memory

7. Christmas Concert in support of Canadian Foodgrains Bank

8. This Christmas, give the gift of food.

9. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Dairy Farmers Find Multiple Benefits with Robotic Milking

10. Arctic Apples Now Available in US Stores

10. Parrish & Heimbecker announce new facility in Viking, Alberta

11. Investing in new markets for Canadian livestock genetics

11. Better Seed, Better Life Celebrates the Vital Role of Seed, Says CSTA

12. Federal Minister announces details of Canadian Agricultural Partnership

12. CRSB Launching Certifies Sustainable Beef Framework

12. New CFGB representative appointed in Manitoba

13. BEES – Big news in the war on varroa

14. Honey Production Down Across Ontario After Cool, Wet Summer

15. AWARDS & COMPETITIONS – Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers of 2017

9. Outstanding Young Farmers Nomination Deadlines & 2018 Regional Events

10. British Columbia & Yukon Call for OYF Nominations

11. Innovative farmer wins award for soil conservation practices

12. BEES – Bees in the City: Designing Green Roofs


16. The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame inducts an all-female slate for 2017

16. 2017 GrowCanada Conference to Feature CSTA Future Influencers

17. EVENTS – Conferences, Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

18. FARM BUSINESS – Defending your livestock from predators

19. Saskatchewan wildfire damage ‘catastrophic’

20. RESEARCH – Wheat stem rust discovery may halt global epidemic

21. A nurse crop is one tool for reducing erosion in potato fields

22. New technique detects impurities in beef

22. Low-gluten wheat that could be eaten by celiacs produced by gene editing