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Simplifying Organic Certification

2021-09-22T15:05:22-07:00

An innovative, province-wide online tool is now available for producers seeking organic certification! Thanks to a project led by the Certified Organic Associations of BC [...]

Simplifying Organic Certification2021-09-22T15:05:22-07:00

Hoof Health Pilot Paves Way for Dairy Cattle Welfare

2021-09-22T15:12:11-07:00

As any dairy farmer knows, lameness is the most economically significant herd health and animal welfare issue facing producers. What is often less obvious is [...]

Hoof Health Pilot Paves Way for Dairy Cattle Welfare2021-09-22T15:12:11-07:00

Spreading the Word on Japanese Beetle

2021-09-22T15:16:45-07:00

When the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) discovered Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) in Vancouver, the potential for economic and environmental damage posed by the invasive [...]

Spreading the Word on Japanese Beetle2021-09-22T15:16:45-07:00

Protecting the Future of Food & Farmland in Kelowna

2018-04-12T10:33:28-07:00

The City of Kelowna is looking forward to their agricultural future, thanks to their newly updated ag plan. After an 18-month planning process and extensive [...]

Protecting the Future of Food & Farmland in Kelowna2018-04-12T10:33:28-07:00

Beyond the Market Gives a Hand Up to New Northern Farmers

2015-05-08T22:39:49-07:00

Since 2010, Community Futures along the BC Highway 16 corridor has been working to support agricultural growth by building community and providing professional development for [...]

Beyond the Market Gives a Hand Up to New Northern Farmers2015-05-08T22:39:49-07:00

Good News for Dairy Cows & Farmers

2014-12-21T22:55:41-08:00

Lameness is one of the most costly health problems affecting dairy cattle today. Not only will a dairy cow with lame, sore, infected feet produce [...]

Good News for Dairy Cows & Farmers2014-12-21T22:55:41-08:00

Sweet Tweet

2012-03-21T23:20:11-07:00

Fresh may be best, but when it comes to strawberries, harvest time brings considerable challenges for growers. In BC, the strawberry harvest lasts for only [...]

Sweet Tweet2012-03-21T23:20:11-07:00

Hearty Winter Vegetables

2012-02-22T04:17:23-08:00

Regarded within Central Kootenay as the core of agricultural activity, the Creston Valley has the potential to produce food for the entire Kootenay Region and [...]

Hearty Winter Vegetables2012-02-22T04:17:23-08:00

Improving Irrigation Uniformity

2012-02-22T04:13:36-08:00

With no hands up, they knew something needed to be done. At the August 2009 Cranberry field day, cranberry growers learned about the importance of [...]

Improving Irrigation Uniformity2012-02-22T04:13:36-08:00

Adapting to Climate Change

2012-01-21T23:18:09-08:00

When it comes to adapting to one’s environment, you can’t beat a farmer. Climate change, however, and its potential impact on food production, presents an [...]

Adapting to Climate Change2012-01-21T23:18:09-08:00
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