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Touring the cranberry bogs

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O&V talked with Agriculture Minister Lana Popham for our year-end edition. Read more

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Okanagan Cherries

Photo contributed by BCTF

At Orchard & Vine, we want to share not only what’s going on in fruit-growing, but also what’s going on with fruit growers. Thank you to the grower-readers who responded to this year’s survey. We know how busy you are and appreciate you taking time t Read more

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Inside the Year End 2018 issue of Orchard & Vine Magazine we have our annual interview with the BC Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham. The 2018 Fruit and Wine Readers' survey and our annual Year in Fruit and Year in Grapes. The issues also includes Read more

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This year has gone by so fast. Has it for you? I feel as though the year has just flown by. Speaking of time flying by, did you know that this magazine has been around for 60 years? It started in 1959 as the BC Orchardist. I bet she (the magazine) st Read more

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Have you reviewed your health and safety program recently? A healthy and safe workforce is a cornerstone in the success of your business and a well-planned program supports that goal. A health and safety program helps you to: Read more

Safety

As part of its mission to better serve farmers and other producers across Canada, Kubota Canada Ltd. (KCL) is thrilled to launch the second generation of its M7 series, the latest addition to its range of high-powered utility tractors. Read more

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Inside the Fall 2018 issue of Orchard & Vine Magazine we have stories about people who have taken big leaps, they’ve had dreams and taken action. Industry veteran Harry McWatters and his new Time Winery, Ian MacDonald, President of Liquidity Wines an Read more

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The ongoing decline in the bee population is a worrying trend for all farmers who depend on the tiny workers to pollinate their plants… but now, a company in New York is replacing bees with drones. 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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If plane, trains and automobiles sounds like a familiar phrase, how about Dropcopters, Croptrackers and Robotic Bees. That’s some of the innovative topics we have in store for you inside this issue. Read more

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The fruit-growing region of the Okanagan Valley will be a fitting host for ‘Fruitarians’ from around the world at the Great Canadian Fruit Festival, from August 10-13. Read more

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An important role for agriculture associations is education, but not in the traditional sense. “Agriculture extension” provides current, practical information for growers in a way that is easy to use. Helping growers get new, important information ca Read more

Agricultural

At 15-years-old I got laid off from my first job working in a men’s clothing store, due to the fact that I was too shy to talk to the customers. It was agonizing for me to get up the courage to approach a customer; my heart would literally pound fro Read more

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Cawston Flooding

Photo by Glen Lucas

Global climate change is becoming, so to speak, an increasingly ‘hot topic’ among fruit growers who must deal with new threats and, in some cases, new opportunities. Read more

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Fruit, vegetable and flower growers can increase the number, size and quality of produce with GROSPURT GS-4 products. Read more

Innovations

Apple, cherry and other tree fruit growers throughout the province will be able to update aging equipment and infrastructure while increasing their marketing and research efforts thanks to a new $5-million Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund. Read more

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For the Spring issue O&V features our 2018 Buyer's Guide. Find Suppliers for goods and services for the Orchard, Vineyard and Wine Making Industries. Get the latest on how both the BCFGA and the Wine Industry are dealing with Climate Change. As well Read more

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Orchard & Vine's 2018 Buyer's Guide. Find Suppliers for goods and services for the Orchard, Vineyard and Wine Making Industries. Read more

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For Pre Spring O&V features our 2018 Tractor Issue. The latest on orchard & vineyard tractors, specs, the future of robotic tractors and our reader survey. Advice on getting into the cannabis market, new stone fruit varieties and more Read more

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Welcome to the Annual O&V Tractor Guide and Survey. The O&V Annual Tractor Guide and Survey looked at how robotics play a role in tractor technology and we asked readers their opinions in our Tractor Survey. Read more

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