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Political uncertainty creates angstWater tops list of ranchers' concerns at AGM
Editorial: Trust is an active verb
Back Forty: Time to celebrate our home and rural land
Letter: Seat belts must be worn at all times
Ag Brief: Blueberry growers pack meeting
Ag Brief: Blueberry growers pack meeting
Barn fires spark focus on prevention
BCAC hires new communications director
Food report card gives BC passing grade
Agriculture's success testifies to investment funding
Ag Brief: Hullcar abatement order shut down
Mission investigation inconclusive
Abbotsford tickets thousands
Price set as growers eye ambitious growth target
High prices, change coming for nurseries
BC tree fruit outlooks is a bowl of cherries
BC greenhouses are family-
Sidebar: Why greenhouses aren't organic
Greenhouse showcases production systems
BC agricultual history depicted in museum murals
BC agriculture vital part of Canada's 150 years
Research: Grazing time for cows
Deep roots give Shannon Farm bright future
Fraser Lake ranchers honoured for excellence
Cattlemen invest in research to boost productivity
New livestock industry co-
Researchers study sheep diseases to understand potential risks
Blueberry processors focus on fruit quality
Sidebar: SWD can make timing harvest tricky
Urban growing, libations and greenhouses
Municipalities committing to urban farming
Young farmers hear production, packing trips
Pencil Patch offers hands-
Summer camps foster farm focus for kids
New group of 4-
Just when you thought it couldn't get worse
Jude's Kitchen: Summertime
Vol.103 Issue 7
Farmers in growing battle against waterfowl
MAY 2017 | DELTA – The past five years have seen close to half of Metro Vancouver’s new industrial construction occur in Delta and Surrey, thanks to the South Fraser Perimeter Road opening and the availability of acreages suitable for warehouses.
Council welcomes fish farmers to table [David Schmidt]
MAY 2017 | ABBOTSFORD – The BC Agriculture Council is adding aquaculture to its roster. “We farm animals and this is the group that farms animals,” …
MAY 2017 | It's hard to pin down when the BC Sheep Federation officially began addressing interactions between wild and domestic sheep and disease transfer between the two populations.
Parties offer competing visions of ag [Tamara Leigh]
MAY 2017 | VICTORIA – Agriculture took a surprising spin in the public spotlight before the writ even dropped for the provincial election this year.
Fully subscribed [David Schmidt]
MAY 2017 | ABBOTSFORD – The Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) program continues to be most popular with farmers.
MAY 2017 | KELOWNA – The lack of a single, consistent standard for farm worker housing in BC is creating headaches for farmers.
Worker housing concerns growing [Peter Mitham]
JUNE 2017 | LUMBY – Hardneck garlic grows superbly in BC and is different than the softneck varieties grown in hotter climates that grocery stores traditionally carry.
Ranchers work ‘dam’ hard for public’s benefit [Kevin Boon]
JUNE 2017 | The one thing we can be certain about with water is that we will either have too much or not enough!
Small farm expo postponed [Tamara Leigh]
JUNE 2017 | SURREY – Organizers of a new educational forum for small lot growers have cancelled the June event and are rescheduling for April 2018.
JUNE 2017 | RICHMOND – Richmond council’s decision to permit farmhouses up to 10,764 square feet without having to seek a variance didn’t come without a fight.
Ranchers resist expanding public roaming rights [Barbara Johnstone Grimmer]
JUNE 2017 | KAMLOOPS – The Right to Roam Act introduced by BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver has BC ranchers and rural property owners concerned …
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.
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