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Vol.102 Issue 7
JULY 2016


Cattlemen identify water act as highest priority  [David Schmidt]


Public holds farmers in high regard [Peter Mitham]


Groundwater licencing takes on more urgency [David Schmidt]


PENTICTON - Bureaucrats within Environment and other BC Ministries are working with consultants and even industry to make it as easy as possible for producers to meet requirements of the new Water Stewardship Act.

Farmers getting raw deal from energy board  [David Schmidt]


ABBOTSFORD - The proposed twinning of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline (TMEP) is a “burden without a benefit,” says Brian Kingman, secretary-treasurer of the Collaborative Group of Landowners Affected by Pipelines Association (CGLAP).

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ABBOTSFORD - Saying an organization is only as strong as its volunteers, outgoing BC Cattlemen’s Association president Lary Fossum praised the association’s new governance structure.



ABBOTSFORD – Producers are among the most respected workers in BC, second only to nurses, according to a national survey that polling firm Insights West conducted this spring.


Province wide advocacy for farmers needed

Peter Mitham


Chicken growers encouraged to maximize density

David Schmidt


Beyond the Market has plans to expand

Emily Bulmer


BC’s bounty keeps consumers buying fresh

Peter Mitham


BC veggie day highlights hi-tech achievements

David Schmidt


Blueberry growers hope to cash in on Chinese market

David Schmidt


BC agri-food exports outpace forestry, resources

Peter Mitham


Antibiotic restrictions will have impact on poultry farms

David Schmidt


Blueberry growers attend informative field day

Ronda Payne


Can legislature turn into beehive of activity?

David Schmidt


Petro sales continue to drive profits for co-op

David Schmidt


Conference engages young people in BC’s beef industry

Megan McGillivray


Oversubscribed replant program gets cash injection

Judie Steeves


High maintenance Okra has potential

Ronda Payne


Ranchers need “right stuff” to succeed

David Schmidt


Ranchers hopeful for stampede for bison meat

Tom Walker


Farmer makes case for ALR exclusion: Colstream

Jennifer Smith


Back to the future: BC Farm Museum anniversary

Rhonda Payne


Kelowna couple gets green light for weddings: ALR

Tom Walker


Beef, berries and sheep

Susan McIver



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