Michael Botner

The next hurdle for the evolving B.C. wine industry is the world stage, where global competition is fierce both at home and abroad. more

Dec 4, 2015 12:59 PM Articles

The fall of 2012 marked challenging times for growers when it came to planting and replanting new stock, new rules on the use of fumigants made plants susceptible to root-lesion nematodes. more

Jul 8, 2015 2:02 PM Articles

Four new innovative research projects have been funded through Genome BC’s Strategic Opportunities Fund (SOF). The SOF program, with funding provided by Genome BC and several partners, aims to catalyze new projects and initiatives of strategic import more

Jul 7, 2015 7:09 AM Articles

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. more

Jan 15, 2015 10:04 AM Articles

Better known for high-caliber post-secondary education, UBC is also known for creating excellent partnerships, some of which involve the agricultural community. more

Sep 25, 2013 3:48 PM Articles

Jocelyn Durston and Chris Kasza

Ronda Payne

To most consumers, organic means the absence of chemicals in, or on, the food they buy. The more astute may even refer to integrated pest management or the avoidance of GMOs. more

Apr 8, 2013 2:51 PM Articles

Climate change

Elnora Larder

Scientists from the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus have obtained a grant from Agriculture Canada to determine the best way to water and fertilize crops in order to increase yields while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. more

Oct 19, 2012 2:17 PM News