Country Life in BC
The agricultural news source in British Columbia since 1915

November 2018

ALC crippled while province mulls revitalization

Just two regional panels properly constituted to handle applications

DELTA – Victoria has left the Agricultural Land Commission short of commissioners needed to assess applications while it awaits a […]

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November 2018

Poultry growers adjust to reduced antibiotic use

Tighter management of feed, environment needed to ensure flock health

ABBOTSFORD – Approximately 60,000 chickens roam Ray Nickel’s four-level barn in Abbotsford. The environment in the facility is computer-controlled, with […]

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November 2018

Meat processing review fails to meet expectations

Select standing committee calls for more consultation; lacks action

MERRITT – First it dodged half the province by cancelling a week of scheduled meetings in June and now it’s […]

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November 2018

Traceability regulations expected next year

Proposed changes regarding movement of livestock will have significant implications for producers

ARMSTRONG – The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency wants farmers to get ahead of new traceability regulations expected to come into […]

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November 2018

Success starts with solid business plan

ABBOTSFORD – The first thing farmers and agri-businesses need to do when trying to obtain financing for a new project […]

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