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Vol.102 Issue 12
DECEMBER 2016


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Farm over troubled water [Peter Mitham]


Province asked to ante up [David Schmidt]


ABBOTSFORD – The BC Agriculture Council is asking the provincial government for $15 million over the next three years to help agriculture producers and processors adapt to changing consumer demands.

SPALLUMCHEEN – It’s a warm autumn afternoon, and Dale Jansen is between chores on his farm in the Hullcar Valley near Armstrong. A hawk soars overhead while Jansen’s cattle await the afternoon milking crew.



Farm over troubled water


Government has farmers thinking about leaving


Aquifer of mistrust


Province asked to ante up


Innovators challenged


Farmers see portential in CETA agreement


Money for dairy


Ranching program marks first year


Auston pulls up stakes


Roller coast pricing for dairy


Workshop offers business planning


Metro Vancouver farmers need water


Executive director for egg board


Record cranberry harvest


Wallis named new hog boss


BC ag on sound foundation

 

BC Hereford to host national conference


Test subjects wanted


Climate change bigger threat than tunnel


Don't blame the birds


Complacency big risk in fight against AI


How's them apples?


Village Farms investigates carbon capture


There's an app for that - blueberries


Know what you're feeding


Poultry farmers in 1958 wouldn't recognize


Ecology & Farming


Better butter


Are hops the new ginseng?


Kamloops home to Canada's largest hop farm


Pepping up exports - sidebar


Farmers institute behind new abattoir


Enough is enough


4-H BC partners with safety organizations


Mentorship program gives new farmers boost


Fruit growers pack agenda


Business help for young farmers


BC fairs encouraged by youth participation


Hops are flourishing in north



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Don’t blame the birds [Peter Mitham]


ABBOTSFORD – Biosecurity trumps birds when it comes to fighting avian influenza, according to several speakers at an industry workshop in Abbotsford on October 20.

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