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Wet spring sets back crops across province
Farmland values rise on expansion
Editorial: United we stand
The Back Forty: Time to haul manure, and get ready to vote
Parties offer competing visions of ag future
Milk board embarks on FIRB-
Grow & Gather Farm Expo gives small ag a big venue
Yarn spins a sustainable future for greenhouses
BC tech solutions address farm challenges
Union busting broken
Coral Beach pairs foreign, domestic worker housing
Foundation invests millions in agriculture projects
Agriplex gathers momentum in Comox
Holsteins, Jerseys showcased at Okanagan show
Big Show, big money
Record price set at BC Holstein sale
WestGen posts multi-
Grape growers hone in on water issues
BC prepares to deliver clean vines
Range use planning critical for OK ranchers
Predator program having positive impact
A good season for BC bull sales
New pricing formula for chickens on hold
Etsell leaves blueberries
Workers plead guilty
Vancouver boots chickens off city farmers
Livestock tag reader funding
Big crop, bigger levy, boost raspberry council’s fortunes
Importer support needed for berry agency
Using math to improve sheep productivity
Farmers market splits over question of “local”
Local leeway for markets
Beyond the Market program extended
Entrepreneur launches food recovery platform
Thrips in a changing climate
The pros and cons of organic agriculture
No summers off for these education assistants
Henderson is found at the end of his rope
Plow match unforrows brows about farming
Mentoring a new crop of northern farmers
Vol.103 Issue 5
APRIL 2017 | VANCOUVER – Last year was significant for egg producers as it marked the start of the industry’s move out of conventional cage layer production systems.
APRIL 2017 | KAMLOOPS – The education program for the BC Honey Producers Association (BCHPA) semi-
APRIL 2017 | NANAIMO – There are few events as diverse as the Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC) conference each year.
APRIL 2017 | MISSION – John Kerkhoven farms 350 acres at Deroche on Nicomen Island where he milks 100 cattle and runs a 60,000-
Study puts flooding costs at $1 billion [Peter Mitham]
APRIL 2017 | Much of the time, the public’s understanding about farming is based on click-
Public trust needs to be built [Stan Vander Waal]
Blossoming markets face growing pains [Peter Mitham]
APRIL 2017 | NEW WESTMINSTER – The explosive growth in BC farmers markets over the past decade is presenting operators and vendors with hard questions as they embark on a new season.
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.
Clock ticking for organic certification [Tamara Leigh]
Honey producers talk trade, farm status [Tom Walker]
Shortened timeline on cage-
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.
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.
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