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If you are a fruit grower who lives outside ‘the Lower Rainland’ you may not have paid too much attention to the former Agriculture Waste Control Regulations. Read more

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This year we took our survey to Facebook, to get some input and comments about the changes the government has made to Bill 52 and Bill 15. We received a lot of responses and a lot of great comments. We have published a few in the print edition of the Read more

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O&V caught up with Minister Popham the third week of October, just as the legislature went into the Fall session. As in previous years, we found the Minister remains enthusiastic about the state of farming in BC, as she reports back on the progress o Read more

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Handlers Equipment in Abbotsford is proud to be celebrating with Mahindra their 25 years in North America. Since 1963, Mahindra has been building heavy-duty farm tractors and farm equipment. Read more

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If you’ve ever stood by a bin in an orchard recording buckets from cherry pickers with a clip board and pen as a storm approaches, you’ve probably asked yourself, is there a better way? Well, there is. FieldClock. Read more

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Western Canada’s largest agriculture event, The Pacific Agriculture Show, will take place January 24th to 26th, 2019 at the Tradex Centre in Abbotsford. This year’s new addition, Cannatech West, brings together leading cannabis experts to talk about Read more

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On October 3rd, members of British Columbia’s agriculture community joined AgSafe in celebrating twenty-five years as the industry’s provincial health and safety association. Read more

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KMP

Photo by Andrew Bibby

Fields Forward – an initiative launched in 2016 to support agriculture in the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake area of BC – is helping a growing crop of farmers realize new marketing opportunities through the Kootenay Mobile Fruit and Vegetable Press (KM Read more

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Do you have an estate plan? Estate planning is really the advance preparation for the two things you can count on at the end of your life, death and taxes. Read more

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The annual BC Farmers' Market Conference is a gathering of farmers’ market organizers, board members, vendors, small food processors, and agricultural and community leaders. Read more

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When tough new emission standards were announced for diesel engines, tractor manufacturer Kioti saw the challenge as an opportunity. Read more

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The contest is part of the BCAFM’s celebration of Farmers Appreciation Week (September 12 to 19), an annual event highlighting the important contributions that local food and farmers make to our lives. Read more

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Want Land? Got Land? Are you a farmer looking for land? Are you a landowner looking for farmers? We Want You! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land linking. Read more

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Fred Steele, President of the BCFGA

Photo by Kim Elsasser

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. Read more

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Strawberries

By Andrea Walker

This year’s Fruit Fashion Darlings. Looking at the numbers is one thing, but what really happened with fruit crops this year? Read more

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Summerhill Values the Environmental Farm Plan Read more

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The Regional District discovered in 2013 that wineries use five to eight litres of water for every litre of wine produced, so water meters were installed in wineries. Read more

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