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

April 2018

Volume 104
Issue 4

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April 2018

Labour trouble

Nursery industry’s issues resonating with all sectors

LANGLEY – A packed house gathered for the spring meeting of the BC Landscape and Nursery Association at Kwantlen Polytechnic […]

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April 2018

Optimistic outlook for beef sector

Feedlot consultant Kee Jim says there’s a bright future ahead

VERNON – Kee Jim is bullish on beef. “I feel very strongly that the participants that are in the industry […]

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April 2018

Chicken growers demand pricing parity

VANCOUVER – The new chicken pricing formula, which took effect last June, is an improvement over the previous formula but […]

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April 2018

Organic growers prep for new labelling regs

Producers asked to be gentle – not adversarial – advocates for certification

ABBOTSFORD – Provincial regulations governing the use of the term “organic” come into force on September 1. Raising awareness of […]

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April 2018

Farmers’ markets aiming for greater share

Demographic research points to opportunities among young families

VICTORIA – Renewed efforts to promote BC farmers’ markets are in the works following a study that identified a need […]

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