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Art Dias stands in the middle of six empty acres in his Oliver orchard on the banks of the Okanagan river. It’s hard to tell his expression, mixed as it is with part frustration part resignation, part anger, part disbelief. Read more

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Adapt8, the original developers of black and white tree trunk protectors, has moved production of their ‘Tree Guardians’ in-house. Manufacturing the product internally allows the Salem, Oregon company to offer both standard and custom sizes, provides Read more

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For orchard growers, sap feeding insects are a significant risk to crops every year and one that has been compounded by increased resistance to insecticides such as neonicotinoids. Read more

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“I’ve been working on improving the efficacy of sprayers since 1986,” says Kim Blagborne, Vice-President of Penticton-based Slimline Manufacturing Ltd. “In that time I’ve seen a lot of development and learned a lot about farming.” 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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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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If you're looking for a specialized tractor that can work in cramped spaces, on sloped or flat terrain, between orchard and vineyard rows then the SRX ERGIT 100 can do just that job. The wheelbase, the limited external width and the articulated Read more

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Hitting the desired locations with sprayed product in a dense canopy may feel like part math equation and part crap shoot. Too much spray means waste. Too little means not enough product hits the targets for the desired effect. Read more

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

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Farming with non-farm neighbours next door can result in challenges for farmers. There has been an increase in the number of residential neighbourhoods popping up next to farming acreages in the last 25 years. This is likely due, in part, to BC’s sig Read more

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Avenue Machinery Corp. opened its doors in 1947 in Mission, B.C. specializing in the sale and service of Massey Ferguson farm tractors. By 1968 - Avenue moved to their current location in Abbotsford. Read more

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Orchard & Vine's 2017 Buyer's Guide includes a comprehensive list of suppliers of goods and services for the Orchard and Vineyard Industry. From accounting to Winery Supplies find the product or service you need. Read more

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Kubota has made some great improvements to its popular line of Narrow Tractors in the New M4N and M5N models used throughout BC for working in the orchards and vineyards. The M4/M5 series gained its popularity because it combines the most narrow foot Read more

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A new growing season is on the horizon and planning for the coming year often points to the need for a new tractor or other machinery to make jobs around the orchard and farm easier. Read more

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Installing fencing can be an incredibly time consuming task. AB Custom Fencing in Vanderhoof now carries and endorses STOCK-ade’s fencing stapler systems. Read more

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Orchard & Vine Magazines 2015 Tractor Guide. Looking for a New Orchard or Vineyard Tractor. We have the information. Read more

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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. 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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Christy Clarke announces support for the replant program.

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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. Read more

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Whatcom Manufacturing's Mulch Spreaders are specifically engineered for fast, easy and precise mulch application. Whether it's for moisture evaporation, weed control, amendments or enhancing soil tilth, saves time and money. Read more

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    Apple Orchard

    Protect your fruit crop from woolly apple aphids.

  • Apple Orchard

    Protect your fruit crop from woolly apple aphids.