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Arctic® Apples Approved in Canada

Nonbrowning Arctic® apples have been approved for commercial sale in Canada, as the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Health Canada (HC) have concluded their respective reviews. more »

Mar 20, 2015 2:51 PM News


Interior Health is requesting Expressions of Interest from interested parties who wish to lease designated portions of a 3.42 hectare parcel of land zoned A1 Agricultural and CD-8 Comprehensive Development in West Kelowna. more »

Feb 26, 2015 12:00 AM News

BC Fruit Growers and Agriculture Benefit from BC Budget

Good news for BC Fruit Growers, BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutrition Program, Buy Local, Water Sustainability, and will benefit from 2015/2016 BC Budget. more »

Feb 17, 2015 12:00 AM News

Steele, Dukhia in Running for BCFGA Presidency

It’s that time of year again; time to elect (or re-elect) the Board of Directors for the BCFGA for 2015. more »

Feb 6, 2015 12:00 AM News

Think Tractor Safety

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Think Tractor Safety

Agriculture is a dangerous business. It is consistently found to be one of the most hazardous workplaces in BC. In 2014, the Okanagan Region was the site of three serious tractor incidents. more »

Feb 5, 2015 12:00 AM Funding and Press Releases

New Book Teaches Growers Tips on Frost Protection

Steve Hammersmith's presents training manual for farmers on avoiding weather damage. more »

Jan 12, 2015 3:28 PM Funding and Press Releases

Norm Letnick at B.C. Beef Day in Victoria.

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Honourable Norm Letnick, BC Minister of Agriculture Interview

Honourable Norm Letnick, Minister of Agriculture The 2014 Orchard & Vine Interview more »

Dec 11, 2014 12:00 AM News

Profiting Sustainably

Summerhill Values the Environmental Farm Plan more »

Dec 4, 2014 1:29 PM Funding and Press Releases

The Great Grape Adventure – Okanagan

Congratulations to Darcy Nybo our own Orchard & Vine writer for publishing a great new childrens' book. The Great Grape Adventure Okanagan highlights things to do and see from Enderby to Osoyoos. more »

Dec 4, 2014 12:31 PM Funding and Press Releases

BC is committing $8.4 million for a seven-year tree fruit replant program that supports grower’s efforts to meet consumer demands for high-value, high-quality BC fruit.

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Replant Program A Go!

Good news came for BC Fruit Growers at press time; Premier Christy Clark announced a 7-year, $8.4 million Replant Program to assist growers in renewing the production base of the industry. more »

Dec 4, 2014 12:29 PM Funding and Press Releases

Rubber Track Tractors Help to Keep you Working

Tractors with rubber tracks are very popular in the field because you can take it to work out in the field when the weather doesn’t cooperate. more »

Dec 4, 2014 12:21 PM Funding and Press Releases

Visit the 17th Annual Pacific Agriculture Show

With the Pac Ag show getting better each year, space is already at a premium for the 17th Annual Pacific Agriculture Show in January. There's a strong demand for space by previous show participants. more »

Dec 4, 2014 12:09 PM Funding and Press Releases

BC Tree Fruits Coop Meets For AGM

The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative met for the Annual General Meeting on October 30th in Summerland. The AGM is an opportunity for the membership to review the previous season and to elect the Board Directors for the upcoming season. more »

Dec 4, 2014 12:02 PM Funding and Press Releases

Fast and Ritz Deeply Disappointed with U.S. Decision on Country of Origin Labelling

With this delay, the United States is yet again preventing both of our countries from enjoying the benefits of freer and more open trade and is hurting farmers, ranchers and workers in the United States and Canada. more »

Dec 1, 2014 12:00 AM Funding and Press Releases