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Out of harms way: photo
Popham appointed ag minister
LIFO a hindrance, supply managed groups say
Editorial: Trial by Fire
Back Forty: Future of farming -
OpEd: Annual fairs celebrate hard work, diversity of farmers
Photo: Too close for comfort
Wildfire destroys Ashcroft dairy, feedlot
Weather delivers a lighter berry crop
BC turkey allocations fall as consumption lags
Photo: Fan club
Kelowna ag plan looks to strengthen farming
Ag brief: Ag council announces new executive members
Ag Brief: Rollover claims farmer
Ag Brief: Scholarship winner announced
Ag Brief: FCC steps up
Letter: Protect farmland
Village Farms sets to roll with cannibis
Photo: Matsqui retirement
Surprise audits part of tighter food safety regimes
NAFTA on block
Demand for ranchland drives BC property sales
Berryhill opens new Chilliwack processing plant
Sidebar: Feed, pasture in short supply
Tractor parade honours well-
Partnership creates forage possiblities
Sidebar: How did it work
Cover crop trials aim to throw new
seeds into mix
Research: Is bigger always better
Salmon a cash cow for BC fish farmers
Sidebar: Would you rather be a fish?
Kwantlen gives governments food system options
KPU field lab grows opportunities for students, public
Summerland location of choice for innovation centre
Impacts of farming under stress often hidden
Hedgerows offer native plants for native bugs
Sidebar: Cultivating pollinators
BC sheep producers take honours at national competition
Alpacas find a haven in the North Okanagan
Woodshed: Henderson's mishap no laughing matter
Dairy farm breakfasts welcome public
Vol.103 Issue 8
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.
AUGUST 2017 | VANDERHOOF – A wet fall and a lack of snow cover has resulted in winterkill of more than 20,000 acres of alfalfa in the Nechako Valley.
Island farmers grapple with army worm [Tamara Leigh]
AUGUST 2017 | PORT ALBERNI – A voracious new pest is marching its way through Vancouver Island forage crops.
Ranchers first line of defense [Tamara Leigh]
AUGUST 2017 | WILLIAMS LAKE – On July 6, Cheryl Monical and her husband Ed noticed smoke over the hill while moving cattle at their ranch near 105 Mile House.
AUGUST 2017 | WILLIAMS LAKE – An unprecedented spate of wildfires that erupted across the central Interior in early July has put ranchers throughout BC …
Wildfires put hundreds of ranchers at risk [Peter Mitham]
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