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RTV-X Series Kubota

Kubota's Small Utility Vehicles Are So Useful

The RTV and RTV-X lineup of utility vehicles are fast becoming a farmer's best friend!

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Row Mulch Spreaders For All Growers

Whatcom Manufacturing's Mulch Spreaders are specifically engineered for fast, easy and precise mulch application. Whether it's for moisture evaporation, weed control, amendments or enhancing soil tilth, saves time and money. more »

Dec 3, 2014 1:42 PM Features

Thrive! BC Farmers’ Markets Conference 2015

Thrive is a three-day conference that invites market organizers, growers, small-scale food processors, artisans, and agricultural and community leaders, to celebrate local food and farmers’ markets. more »

Nov 28, 2014 10:20 AM Features

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The H2O Challenge

Can the Okanagan Avoid the Fate of California? more »

Oct 1, 2014 1:05 PM Features

Ronda Payne

Inviting Folks to the Farm

Welcoming people to growing, producing lands to take in the “farm to plate” experience is nothing new. Wine tasting rooms, petting zoos, field tours; it’s all there to be seen in what has been coined agri-tourism. more »

Oct 1, 2014 12:57 PM Features

Avenue Machinery Kubota Fall Sale Event

Great Equipment with great deals . . check them out here! more »

Sep 16, 2014 12:00 AM Features

The Summerland research station, as it is often called by locals, is best known for its work with tree fruits, having developed several varieties of apples and cherries that are now among the most popular in the world.

Gary Symons

A Century of Innovation at Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre

It will take a LOT of candles to celebrate the ‘birthday’ this year for the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre. more »

Jul 10, 2014 1:48 PM Features

The Resurgence of Hops Farming

The Boom in Craft Brewing is Driving Demand for Hops more »

Jul 10, 2014 12:08 PM Features

8 Cool Apps & Websites to Find Local Food

Technology for farmers isn’t limited to the big stuff like sprayers and tractors. Good things come in small packages and in this case that small package is your computer, iPhone, iPad or smart device. more »

Jul 10, 2014 11:41 AM Features

BC Farmers' Market Selfie Contest

You can Win $500 to spend at your local market. Enter here! more »

Jun 27, 2014 12:39 PM Features

Safety Resources for B.C. Fruit and Grape Growers

Understanding how to work in and around confined spaces can save your life. That’s an important message for B.C. farmers and food producers. more »

Jun 10, 2014 4:10 PM Features

Added Value Equals Added Awareness & Added Profits

Agritourism includes everything from value-added products to U-Picks to farm stays. Simply put, agritourism is any activity that brings visitors to your farm. more »

Jun 10, 2014 3:04 PM Features

Bringing Young Farmers Together

Sara Dent, BC coordinator of the Young Agrarians, explained the primary role of the organization is bringing farmers together both online and offline. more »

Jun 10, 2014 2:54 PM Features

Selling Your Value-added Products to Markets

Selling Your Product - some tips on how to get your value added products to more markets more »

Apr 16, 2014 12:00 AM Features

The 'We Heart Local' Partnership Program

If you run a farmgate operation selling local produce or products, you probably wish some giant organization would come in and help you market your products for free. more »

Apr 9, 2014 12:56 PM Features

Young Farmers

Kelsey Rieger grew up on her family farm, Orchard Corners, in Kelowna. It’s a small farm; 15 acres planted mostly in apples and the rest in peaches, pears, plums and blueberries. The senior Riegers, wanting to retire, put the farm up for sale. Of their three children, only Kelsey was interested in taking over.

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From the Oil-Patch to Wine Maker

Bringing Young Farmers Together

Sara Dent

A family of farmers meet and connect to learn and have fun!

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