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Mother Nature packs a wallop


IAS Coleman Meadows Water Buffalo Cheese


PAS draws record attendance


Snow hampers annual FCC event


Enderby milk producer recognized: Gala


Editorial: Mind your business


Back Forty: It's a tough long road


Viewpoint: BCCGA Sustainability, supply mgmt


Right to farm review concludes in fall


Safety without borders


BCFGA president returned by acclamation


Resolutions identify industry concerns


Coldstream reviewing noise bylaws


Biogas conference highlights opportunities


Well licensing frustrates producers


PAS photo - egg sorter


Ambitious export plans


New app helps stop spread of apple pest


Pressures increasing North of Fraser


Snow days at Islands Ag Show


Island farmers get direct marketing tips


Cherry growers eye new markets, pests


Rent surprise: UBC dairy centre


Photo: Scotia Bank Succession Award


Hazelnut growers eye new varieties


Food safety regs open for comment


Organic dairies embracing automation


Tour planner bids adieu


Specialist delivers rational for ration prep


Photo: Gala - ag safety award


Dairy advancements north of Fraser


Research: What the public thinks about dairies


Risk management key for beef producers


Water supplies will determine future's food…


Co-operative effort puts food testing within reach


Photo: Poultry in motion IAS


On the election trail


Snow pack lows reduce flows


Photo: Spuds in Tubs


Top fruit growers honoured


Solar-powered weather stations


Results beginning to germinate


Forage manual now available


Make a statement with farm safety policy


Photo: PAS


Progress slow, steady on berry selections


Researchers have basketful of berry options


Photo: PAS


Berry growers face grim outlook


Photo Gala AITC


Soil compaction is preventable


Hopeful beekeepers swarm to courses


Night market fills gap


Wannabe


Got poop?


Working multiple jobs


Woodshed


Judes


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Hazelnut growers eye new varieties [David Schmidt]

farmworkers in a BC field

Food testing within reach [Barbara Johnstone-Grimmer]

MAPLE RIDGE – BC’s Lower Mainland is a land divided, thanks in large part to the creation of the Agricultural Land Reserve following the election of Dave Barrett as premier 45 years ago this year.

PORT ALBERNI – How is it that a tiny island in Washington state has the first farmer-run community food safety lab in the US, satisfying the rigid requirements of the US Department of Agriculture and the US Food Safety Modernization Act?


ABBOTSFORD – BC hazelnut growers packed seminars and their annual meeting at the Pacific Agriculture Show in Abbotsford on January 28.

Pressures increasing north of Fraser [Peter Mitham]

Vol.103 Issue 3
MARCH 2017

Pressures increasing north of Fraser Food testing within reach Hazelnut growers eye new varieties to revive industry