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Foreign ownership on radar


Local knowledge & premise ID earn creditibility


Political overhaul targets major issues


Back to the future


Back Forty: Support can't come soon enough


Viewpoint: Smartphones dial up new green revolution


Govt orders review of contaminated acquifer


Ag waste regs coming


Perfect attendance


BC-Washington collaborate on water mgmt


BC leads in organic consumption


Bracing for second flight of armyworm


Budget funding starts flowoing for genomics work


The "S" Team


Ag ministers sign new funding framework


Supply management takes hit


Delta land swap yields benefits


Consolidation strengthens ALR exclusion bid


Salt Spring facility gets big boost from local donor



Kelowna farmers' market gives new location a try


Fall promises volatility in cattle markets


Cattle feeders face certain uncertainties


Shave Shower Shampoo


Strong showing for Hereford Bonanza


Grain research helps address shifting conditions


FV, N OK dairies win at Chilliwack


Research: Breeding cows to beat the heat


Kootenay program aims to revive extension expertise


New hop debuts


Washington lab holds opportunities for grain growers


Sheep dog trials make comeback


Bear kills cause grief for Island sheep producers


Get it in writing


Celebrating 100 years: Eaglet FI


Managing risks, seizing opportunities


Naturally rich soil, low inputs support Kelowna garden


In celebration of thse who buy local


Woodshed: Ashley exercises power of persuasion


Jude's Kitchen: Back-to-it Bites

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Greenhouse growers propose infrastructure project

JULY 2017 | The BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association (BCGGA) has ongoing concerns around the availability of good, clean water for our greenhouses.  

Greenhouse tomato

Poultry abuse underscores need to measure up

Broiler chicken

JULY 2017 | CHILLIWACK – Another horrific case of livestock abuse uncovered by the activist group Mercy for Animals highlights gaps in the farm sector’s …


Abbotsford seeks exclusion to boost industrial land

JULY 2017 | ABBOTSFORD – Abbotsford has taken a proposal to exclude a total of 696 acres from the Agricultural Land Reserve to the public.

Richmond farmhouse

Emergency plan critical for livestock owners

JULY 2017 | OLIVER – When wildfires get out of control, the consequences for people, livestock and property can be devastating.

Alfalfa winterkill puts chill on Nechako Valley

AUGUST 2017 | VANDERHOOF – A wet fall and a lack of snow cover has resulted in winterkill of more than 20,000 acres of alfalfa in the Nechako Valley.

Sheep

Island farmers grapple with army worm [Tamara Leigh]

AUGUST 2017 | PORT ALBERNI – A voracious new pest is marching its way through Vancouver Island forage crops.

Fraser Valley Aerial

Ranchers first line of defense [Tamara Leigh]

AUGUST 2017 | WILLIAMS LAKE – On July 6, Cheryl Monical and her husband Ed noticed smoke over the hill while moving cattle at their ranch near 105 Mile House.

EFP Garnett Etsell

AUGUST 2017 | WILLIAMS LAKE – An unprecedented spate of wildfires that erupted across the central Interior in early July has put ranchers throughout BC …

Rhonda Driediger

Wildfires put hundreds of ranchers at risk [Peter Mitham]

Rising from the ashes [Tamara Leigh]

SEPTEMBER 2017 | KAMLOOPS – With a record wildfire season continuing to burn its way across the province, producers in affected areas are starting to take stock …

Corn rootworm infesting FV crops [Ronda Payne]

SEPTEMBER 2017 | ABBOTSFORD – BC farmers have been spared from the damaging effects of corn rootworm …

Beet trials target “seed sovereignty” [Peter Mitham]

SEPTEMBER 2017 | VANCOUVER - Visitors to the UBC Farm market on July 22 received a taste of the latest selections in the BC Seed Trials …


Compensation sought for backburn debacle [Tamara Leigh]

SEPTEMBER 2017 | CLINTON – A group of producers is seeking compensation and an apology for damages caused when the BC Wildfire Service lost control …

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