2012

Best Mulching Practices for Blueberries

2012-12-22T04:05:41-08:00

In blueberry production, mulches create an optimum environment for root growth and help control weeds. But not all mulches are created equal. Wherever blueberries are [...]

Best Mulching Practices for Blueberries2012-12-22T04:05:41-08:00

Breeding Exceptional Bees

2012-11-22T04:04:43-08:00

“The Saskatraz project has been very successful at breeding [honeybees] for increased honey production, wintering ability, tracheal mite and chalk brood resistance. Our stock demonstrates [...]

Breeding Exceptional Bees2012-11-22T04:04:43-08:00

Abbotsford Agriculture Strategy

2012-10-12T23:16:18-07:00

Agriculture generates one out of every five jobs in Abbotsford and has a direct economic impact of $1.8 billion annually. With that many eggs in [...]

Abbotsford Agriculture Strategy2012-10-12T23:16:18-07:00

Reaping What They Show with Crop Rotation

2012-09-22T04:00:30-07:00

Crop rotation is the growing of “break crops” in the same field in sequential seasons. This practice yields a variety of benefits, from preventing the [...]

Reaping What They Show with Crop Rotation2012-09-22T04:00:30-07:00

This Little Lamb Went to Market

2012-06-22T04:02:37-07:00

Consumer cravings for healthy, convenient products have recently given lamb unprecedented popularity within Canada. Despite this demand, the Canadian lamb producers’ share of its own [...]

This Little Lamb Went to Market2012-06-22T04:02:37-07:00

Looking for a Silver Bullet for Silver Scurf

2012-05-22T03:58:33-07:00

Silver scurf is a major concern for potato growers in the Lower Mainland. The fungus infects potatoes before harvest, and once they are harvested and [...]

Looking for a Silver Bullet for Silver Scurf2012-05-22T03:58:33-07:00

Improving Soil Quality

2012-05-22T03:54:30-07:00

Cows give us a lot. Not only do they turn some of what they eat into milk or protein, but even the stuff that passes [...]

Improving Soil Quality2012-05-22T03:54:30-07:00

BC Corn Hybrid Trials Yield Results

2012-04-22T03:57:01-07:00

For farmers and ranchers in BC, choosing the best performing corn varieties for silage can be a challenge. Global seed companies develop hundreds of new [...]

BC Corn Hybrid Trials Yield Results2012-04-22T03:57:01-07:00

Let Your Eco-Conscience Be Your Guide

2012-04-21T23:21:04-07:00

When it comes to environmental sustainability, being a good steward can be a win-win situation. An industry that positions itself as a leader in eco-friendliness [...]

Let Your Eco-Conscience Be Your Guide2012-04-21T23:21:04-07:00

A New Public Market for Victoria

2012-03-22T03:55:45-07:00

In the spring of 2013, a new permanent farmers’ market will become a destination for locals and tourists in downtown Victoria, thanks in part to [...]

A New Public Market for Victoria2012-03-22T03:55:45-07:00
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