Country Life in BC

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

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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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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September 2018

Organic labelling regulations kick in September 1

Warnings will be the first step in enforcement

VERNON – The province’s new labelling regulations for organic products kick in September 1, but producers who don’t comply will […]

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September 2018

New entrants face scrutiny, but no waitlist

Dairy applicants must have basic dairy training, experience to receive quota

ABBOTSFORD – Are you genuinely interested in becoming a dairy farmer? Having finally cleared its waitlist, the BC Milk Marketing […]

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