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Tuesday, April 3, 2012 11:15 AM
B.C.'s high-tech greenhouse vegetable and floriculture growers will receive $7.6 million from the Province in carbon tax relief, allowing producers to focus on maintaining their competitive edge and building B.C.'s half-billion-dollar-a-year greenhouse industry.
Friday, March 16, 2012 11:15 AM
British Columbia's new agrifoods strategy, released under the BC Jobs Plan, charts a path forward to increasing local food production and processing, while supporting job growth and healthy communities.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 1:59 PM
British Columbians will be able to appeal animal welfare allegations to an independent tribunal instead of having to take the matter to court, as a result of legislative changes to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (PCAA) introduced today.
Friday, February 24, 2012 12:05 PM
British Columbia beef producers will benefit from an investment in three projects that will increase the industry's profitability through consumer education and improved market information.
Monday, February 20, 2012 11:00 AM
A new layer of protection is now in place for sled dogs in British Columbia. The Province, sled dog industry, veterinarians, and the BC SCPA have jointly created Canada's first Sled Dog Code of Practice, and sled dog standards of care regulation to enhance the health and welfare of all sled dogs in B.C.
Thursday, February 9, 2012 1:30 PM
Okanagan cherries are one step closer to being on the shelves of luxury food markets in cities like Beijing and Shanghai, as co-operative efforts between the governments of British Columbia and Canada continue to make progress in accessing the Chinese marketplace.
Friday, January 27, 2012 12:30 PM
British Columbia's tree fruit growers will save on operating costs and continue to drive the economy thanks to support from the Governments of Canada and British Columbia to modernize the Okanagan Tree Fruit Cooperative's storage facility in Lake Country.
Saturday, December 31, 2011 1:00 PM
British Columbia's food producers are looking forward to a new year filled with opportunities as a result of the Province's 2011 record-setting food exports to China, strengthening of the Agricultural Land Commission and the government's role in investing more than $44 million to support B.C. farmers.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:30 AM
The Ministry of Agriculture is inviting British Columbians to contribute to the development of two bylaw standards related to the creation of on-farm energy.
Monday, November 28, 2011 8:00 AM
Today, Agriculture Ministers from British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan expressed their support for marketing freedom in anticipation of the third reading of Bill C-18, The Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act.