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

October 2018

Volume 104
Issue 10

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October 2018

Cherry growers hit hardest by wildfire smoke

Apple growers benefit, while grape growers optimistic

KELOWNA – Cooler, clearer weather has finally beaten back smoke from the province’s worst wildfire season on record that delivered […]

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October 2018

Farm employers on edge

Changes to foreign worker program creating uncertainty

ABBOTSFORD – Another round of changes to the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program has farm employers on edge after the hassles […]

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October 2018

FIRB poised to set live BC chicken prices – again

Poultry associations at odds over how best to price birds as production stays high

ABBOTSFORD – People often say a good deal is one that neither side likes. If that is true, the BC […]

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October 2018

Right to Farm Act review cancelled

VICTORIA  – Victoria, which quietly initiated a review of the province’s Right to Farm legislation in 2015, has just as […]

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October 2018

Wildfires prompt local response planning

Bulkley Valley residents prepare for the inevitable after the worst fire season on record

SMITHERS – As wildfires in BC’s Central Interior seared the land and sent homesteaders, farmers and ranchers scrambling to evacuate […]

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