Country Life in BC

November 2018

Volume 104
Issue 11

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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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