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Vol.102 Issue 10

New publisher for Country Life in BC

Port development trumps BC agriculture  [Peter Mitham]

VANCOUVER - Lower Mainland farmland could be sacrificed to ensure agri-food exports can move to market quickly and efficiently, says federation ag minister Lawrence MacAulay.

VERNON – Country Life in BC is under new ownership. After 17 years at the helm, publisher and editor Peter Wilding is retiring and has sold the paper to longtime sales manager and assistant editor Cathy Glover.

Port development trumps BC agriculture: federal minister MacAulay

Feds champion overseas trade deals

New catalogue highlights export-ready products

US herd expansion delivers skidding cattle markets

Annual potato variety trial takes on international flavour

Beef check-off levy increase gets final nod

New guide simplifies well licensing

Climate change a factor in corn trials

PNE auction nets near record proceeds

Small farmers resilient in face of penny-pinching

Investment Ag releases impact assessment

BC farmers on watch list as on-hand assets drop

Mainstream media isn’t telling the whole story: dairy audits

Washington farmers say Canadian farmers responsible for environmental issues

Pest management strategies about to get easier

Turkey board celebrates 50 years

Fair fight over unfair tactors: Provincial Winter Fair

Charity helps students hungry for knowledge

Feds invest in BC-based dairy innovation

Grape harvest early

BC boosts minimum wage

Food hub for Kelowna

Hereford Mark of Excellence show in Fraser Valley

Glorybound Holsteins tops at IPE

End of era as OK feedlot packs it in: Southern Plus

Agvocates aim to increase trust: Ravi Bathe

TRU gets funding for drone research

Lowlines featured at IPE beef show

Smithers heavy horse team

Court considers Site C criticisms

It’s not easy being organic: Bite Me Organics

Changing face of farming in Pemberton

Whistlers farmers market boosts local growers



New guide for groundwater lisencing [David Schmidt]

VERNON - BC Cattlemen’s Association water sub-committee chair Linda Allison says she was “embarrassed” by the well-licensing seminar at this spring’s BCCA annual meeting.