Country Life in BC

December 2018

Drought results in record low water flows

Hay production greatly reduced across BC’s Northwest, Central Interior

VANDERHOOF – Producers in the Northwest and Central Interior of BC hope snowfall this winter will help recharge local aquifers. […]

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December 2018

Tour builds trust between foodies, farmers

Okanagan farms give a fresh perspective on agriculture

GRINDROD – A farm tour aimed at food influencers did more than open eyes, it changed minds. A group including […]

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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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May 2018

Vole control in blueberries

Raptors can help control rodents

LANGLEY – Vole, mouse, shrew or mole: researcher Sofi Hindmarch wants to help blueberry growers better understand the rodents in […]

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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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