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

August 2018

Volume 104
Issue 8

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August 2018

Armyworm posing little risk this season

Insect ravaged Island, coastal forage crops last year

PORT ALBERNI – Researchers continue to look for answers to last year’s unusual armyworm outbreak on Vancouver Island and in […]

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August 2018

Wildlife federation’s audit request full of holes

Viewpoint

BC auditor general Carol Bellringer has plenty on her plate. The current work plan for her office includes reports on […]

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August 2018

Gulf Islands farmers want rules respected

Local government committees often overstep ALC

PENDER ISLAND – Bylaws passed by local government shouldn’t pre-empt decisions by the Agricultural Land Commission, the commission’s chair and […]

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August 2018

Hazelnut growers get replant funding

Nurseries ready for 2019

CHILLIWACK – After several years of lobbying, the BC hazelnut industry finally has a replant program. In mid-July, BC Minister […]

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August 2018

Forage action plan nears completion

Wildlife tops list of challenges for producers

SMITHERS – The province is developing a forage action plan for private land, BC Cattlemen’s Association members heard at their […]

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