BC Fruit Growers

When it comes to using herbicides for weed control in orchards, sometimes the good old standby is not the best bet, according to Ken Sapsford, Pesticide Specialist with the Ministry of Agriculture. more


For the past few years, we have been spreading the positive message about the tree fruit industry and its resurgence. more


At the recent AGM of the BCFGA Fred Steele was declared president and Pinder Dhaliwal vice-president for another term. more


Each year Orchard and Vine connects with B.C. fruit and berry growers and their associations to determine how the season went. It’s an important review in that it delivers information not only about seasonal activities but also struggles and triumphs more


As a grower/packer you go to great lengths to produce and harvest the best possible produce you can, and the best way to ensure your customers will get orchard fresh quality out of the box is to grade and pack your fruit with the utmost care. more


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. more


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


What has been your greatest challenge in 2014? more


The Lower Mainland Horticultural Improvement Association organizes the Annual Growers’ Short Course. 2015 is the 57th annual event.Don't miss out on your chance to register. Details below... more


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


First Time Article on; BC Bud and BC Fruit Growers. Also, BC Fruit Wineries, BC ALR Review, Which Tractor to Buy; Tractor Guide and New Emissions, BCFGA Wants Budget Boost for Agriculture, Agri-Tourism, Vista D'Oro Winery. more


Hail Damage


President Jeet Dukhia says support for farmers has declined since mid-1990s; wants insurance reintroduced for market collapse. more


Jeet Dukhia congrats

Devon Brooks


Seeds of Discontent for BCFGA

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BC Fruit Grower's Association calls on federal government for moratorium on approval for Canada's first genetically modified apple. more


The dreaded Townsend Vole

The Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust

Pilot study revealed at Pacific Agriculture Show last year results in full five-year program investigating impact of Townsend Vole on berry crops. more


BC Tree Fruits

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The framework of the seven-year agreement was agreed upon on Oct. 3rd between BC Tree Fruits Cooperative and Union UFCW Local 247 more


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