Cherries to China

After Seven Years, BC Growers Ready to Crack the China Export Market more »

Apr 9, 2014 by in Fruit

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Bugs with Benefits

On the outskirts of Nanoose Bay, on Vancouver Island, 10 buildings are spread over a fairly typical farm property. Horses roam the green fields ... but this is definitely not a horse ranch; it's a ranch of a very different kind. more »

Apr 9, 2014 by in Features

Kelowna grower Hank Markgraf (right) and the organizing committee for the IFTA conference pose with their impromptu 'Olympic' medals, made of valuable Canadian Loonies.

Gary Symons

Dwarf Trees, Huge Production

IFTA Conference Delegates Praise BC Growers more »

Apr 9, 2014 by in Fruit

Fruit Bandits Try to Steal Canadian Cherry Patents

Fruit growers are in for what Keith Carlson calls a global 'Scientific War' over new fruit varieties developed in Canada. more »

Apr 9, 2014 by in Fruit

Agri-Tourism Made Simple

Does starting an agri-tourism business seem too complicated? Maybe it’s not your cup of tea to have the public on your property? more »

Apr 9, 2014 by in Publisher's View

Shippers Supply Develops New PLU Label

You wouldn’t normally think of a shipping supply company as being innovative – especially one that has been around for more than 38 years. Then again, you haven’t met Ron Brown – founder and President at Shippers Supply. more »

Apr 9, 2014 in Innovations

Summerland Swap Shows Why ALC Needed

The debate over the so-called ‘Land Swap’ in Summerland represents a glimpse into the future of a province where the independent Agricultural Land Commission could lose its autonomy from government. more »

Apr 9, 2014 by in News

Public Excluded from ALR Review says NDP

The NDP Agriculture Critic is calling on Minister Pat Pimm to open the consultation process on the core review of the Agricultural Land Commission. more »

Feb 13, 2014 by in News (1 Comments)

Double Budget for Agriculture says BCFGA

The BC Fruit Growers Association says drastic cuts to the Ministry of Agriculture have put the future of farming at risk in BC. more »

Feb 13, 2014 by in News

Mario Piombo

Innovative Process To Reuse Your Barrels

In bygone days, when a wine barrel was past its prime, it usually ended up being cut in half and sitting in someone’s yard as a planter. Now those barrels can be restored using a technology known as Phoenix, developed by Diverse Barrel Solutions. more »

Jul 21, 2013 by in Features

How to Save Money Spraying

Slimline Manufacturing is more than a sprayer manufacturer. They take customer service one step further by giving farmers, orchardists, and vineyard workers the information they need to stay competitive by saving money. more »

Jan 25, 2013 by in Features


Kubota's Top 5 for Orchard and Vineyard Use

Before you buy any new equipment to improve your operations efficiency in 2013, have a look at what Kubota has to offer. more »

Dec 14, 2012 by in Features

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