A heavy lifter with fuel economy! The MX5800 is the perfect tractor for moving pallets, bins, boxes, totes and barrel racks.more »
Science is always at the heart of what growers do. Whether it’s Integrated Pest Management studies, analysis of sprays and treatments or exploration into irrigation methods, there is a form of science at play. more »
Dec 3, 2015 2:52 PM Fruit
The weather played out like an epic novel, but were there heroes in this tale. more »
Dec 3, 2015 12:25 PM Fruit
High-quality B.C. blueberries will be making their way to China after almost a decade’s journey to see agreements signed. more »
Oct 9, 2015 1:00 PM Fruit
Ambrosia apples were quite easy to grow and had a good yield. They hung nicely on the tree and required very little pruning in the winter. In the summer, the natural spacing of the tree allowed for the summer light to colour them up nicely. more »
Oct 9, 2015 12:44 PM Fruit
Everyone knows the delicious flavour of firm, fresh blueberries, but keeping the market growing includes looking for additional ways to use the berry. more »
Oct 9, 2015 12:00 AM Fruit
Growing blueberries, like most fruit, truly is part art and a lot of science. It takes people who have a keen interest in why certain plants do what they do to ensure B.C. growers stay competitive and continue to produce arguably the best berries. more »
Jun 9, 2015 2:27 PM Fruit
In B.C., growers are chiefly interested in dwarf and semi-dwarf trees to suit high density plantings such as super spindle orchards. more »
Apr 10, 2015 2:51 PM Fruit
The controversial Arctic Apple has been approved for production in Canada and the United States, despite opposition from grower groups like the BC Fruit Growers Association. more »
Apr 10, 2015 2:28 PM Fruit
Don't forget the BC Cherry Growers Association AGM is on March 11 at the Ramada Hotel in Kelowna more »
Mar 9, 2015 11:41 AM Fruit
Okanagan’s stockholders will receive $31 million in Intrexon common stock and $10 million in upfront cash. more »
Mar 1, 2015 10:11 PM 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.