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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

CLBC September 2017

Vol.103 Issue 9







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.


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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