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Mother Nature packs a wallop

IAS Coleman Meadows Water Buffalo Cheese

PAS draws record attendance

Snow hampers annual FCC event

Enderby milk producer recognized: Gala

Editorial: Mind your business

Back Forty: It's a tough long road

Viewpoint: BCCGA Sustainability, supply mgmt

Right to farm review concludes in fall

Safety without borders

BCFGA president returned by acclamation

Resolutions identify industry concerns

Coldstream reviewing noise bylaws

Biogas conference highlights opportunities

Well licensing frustrates producers

PAS photo - egg sorter

Ambitious export plans

New app helps stop spread of apple pest

Pressures increasing North of Fraser

Snow days at Islands Ag Show

Island farmers get direct marketing tips

Cherry growers eye new markets, pests

Rent surprise: UBC dairy centre

Photo: Scotia Bank Succession Award

Hazelnut growers eye new varieties

Food safety regs open for comment

Organic dairies embracing automation

Tour planner bids adieu

Specialist delivers rational for ration prep

Photo: Gala - ag safety award

Dairy advancements north of Fraser

Research: What the public thinks about dairies

Risk management key for beef producers

Water supplies will determine future's food…

Co-operative effort puts food testing within reach

Photo: Poultry in motion IAS

On the election trail

Snow pack lows reduce flows

Photo: Spuds in Tubs

Top fruit growers honoured

Solar-powered weather stations

Results beginning to germinate

Forage manual now available

Make a statement with farm safety policy

Photo: PAS

Progress slow, steady on berry selections

Researchers have basketful of berry options

Photo: PAS

Berry growers face grim outlook

Photo Gala AITC

Soil compaction is preventable

Hopeful beekeepers swarm to courses

Night market fills gap


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Hazelnut growers eye new varieties [David Schmidt]

farmworkers in a BC field

Food testing within reach [Barbara Johnstone-Grimmer]

MAPLE RIDGE – BC’s Lower Mainland is a land divided, thanks in large part to the creation of the Agricultural Land Reserve following the election of Dave Barrett as premier 45 years ago this year.

PORT ALBERNI – How is it that a tiny island in Washington state has the first farmer-run community food safety lab in the US, satisfying the rigid requirements of the US Department of Agriculture and the US Food Safety Modernization Act?

ABBOTSFORD – BC hazelnut growers packed seminars and their annual meeting at the Pacific Agriculture Show in Abbotsford on January 28.

Pressures increasing north of Fraser [Peter Mitham]

Vol.103 Issue 3
MARCH 2017

Pressures increasing north of Fraser Food testing within reach Hazelnut growers eye new varieties to revive industry