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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 9:00 AM
The Ministry of Agriculture is offering three Mazzaella japonica harvest licences and increased quotas for the 2015-16 beach-cast seaweed harvest season in the Deep Bay and Bowser area.
Friday, July 31, 2015 10:00 AM
Following the federal government’s decision to issue aquaculture licences, the B.C. government has issued two new tenures under the Land Act for salmon aquaculture purposes, near Hope Island off the northern tip of Vancouver Island, and offered two more, one in the Clio Channel, east of Port McNeill, and one near Flores Island, north of Tofino.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:00 AM
The Province of B.C. has signed a new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 4-H British Columbia to help engage young British Columbians with careers in agriculture.
Friday, June 19, 2015 11:30 AM
The idea of eating all locally made, baked and grown products is a reality for Creston Valley residents.
Friday, June 19, 2015 11:00 AM
Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick has issued the following statement following a productive meeting between ministry staff and Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Group regarding its Trees for Change Programme:
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:15 PM
New regulations under the Agricultural Land Commission Act will encourage farming and help B.C.'s agricultural community fill the growing demand for B.C. food, locally and around the world, Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick announced.
Saturday, June 13, 2015 1:00 PM
The Pain family, a pioneer farming family is receiving a Century Farm Award recognizing the contribution they have made to B.C.'s agriculture industry and the provincial economy over the past 100 years.
Friday, June 12, 2015 9:00 AM
A Vancouver Island University research study has determined that licensed seaweed harvesting of Mazzaella japonica did not appear to have a detectable effect on the amount deposited on the beaches in the Deep Bay and Bowser area over the course of the study.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 1:51 PM
Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick issued the following statement on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) declaration that British Columbia is considered free of avian influenza following a 90-day intensive surveillance period.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 3:00 PM
For the past 100 years, the McBride Farmers’ Institute has proudly represented area farmers and it is this century of commitment that is being celebrated in McBride today. Prince George-Valemount MLA Shirley Bond, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick, is in McBride presenting the institute with a Century Farm Award.