Good news for fruit growers! Premier Christy Clark announced today in Kelowna a 7 year, $8.4 million Replant Program to assist growers in renewing the production base of the industry.more »
What has been your greatest challenge in 2014? more »
Dec 16, 2014 12:00 AM Fruit
Fred Steele became president of the BCFGA on February 15, 2014. We caught up with him to find out what's been happening since then. more »
Dec 12, 2014 12:00 AM Fruit
This year’s Fruit Fashion Darlings. Looking at the numbers is one thing, but what really happened with fruit crops this year? more »
Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Fruit
Congratulations to apple growers at the National Apple Competition at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, Ontario. more »
Nov 17, 2014 12:00 AM Fruit
The mosquitoes are wicked at George Petkov’s leased farm in Abbotsford. As much as the blood-suckers are annoying, they’re no fools. This is a beautiful place to be on a hot summer day. more »
Oct 1, 2014 1:19 PM Fruit
Granny's Fruit Stand in Summerland has been a local and tourist favourite for years. Started by Don Cameron and his late wife, Josie, in 1992, Granny’s is now leased by Derek Lutz. more »
Oct 1, 2014 11:50 AM Fruit
Sep 23, 2014 6:11 PM Fruit
From a Summerland cherry orchard to a Vancouver Island winery and apiary, the Investment Agriculture Foundation of British Columbia is helping make things easier for a pair of small farms who want to see their businesses grow. more »
Jul 10, 2014 1:40 PM Fruit
Plants aren't the only thing growing at the University of the Fraser Valley's agriculture department in Chilliwack. First, there was the official opening of the Agriculture Centre of Excellence by Premier Christy Clark. more »
Jul 10, 2014 1:33 PM Fruit
Remo and Kristen Trovato put the squeeze on their customers and created a win/win situation for everyone involved with MobileJuicing.com more »
May 8, 2014 12:00 AM Fruit
Fruit growers are in for what Keith Carlson calls a global 'Scientific War' over new fruit varieties developed in Canada. more »
Apr 9, 2014 11:44 AM Fruit
Year in Review 2013 - Apples
Chris Pollock, Marketing Manager for BC Tree Fruits, noted farmers didn’t have to endure the extreme rains they had last year; however, 2013 was not without tribulations.
Year in Review 2013 - Berries
In B.C. we are lucky that from early summer to late fall, road trips include the delicious taste of locally grown berries.
Year in Review 2013 - Cherries and Soft Fruit
The 2013 growing season gave cherry farmers a break from the rains of 2012. “It was a very good year in terms of quality and size of fruit,” says Chris Pollock, marketing manager for BC Tree Fruits.
Year in Review 2013 - Grapes and Wine
The harvest for 2013 is mostly in. Grape harvests are up from 2012 and quality is said to be superior to the last two years.