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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
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-
Vol.103 Issue 9
JULY 2017 | The BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association (BCGGA) has ongoing concerns around the availability of good, clean water for our greenhouses.
JULY 2017 | CHILLIWACK – Another horrific case of livestock abuse uncovered by the activist group Mercy for Animals highlights gaps in the farm sector’s …
JULY 2017 | ABBOTSFORD – Abbotsford has taken a proposal to exclude a total of 696 acres from the Agricultural Land Reserve to the public.
JULY 2017 | OLIVER – When wildfires get out of control, the consequences for people, livestock and property can be devastating.
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.
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.
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.
AUGUST 2017 | WILLIAMS LAKE – An unprecedented spate of wildfires that erupted across the central Interior in early July has put ranchers throughout BC …
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 -
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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