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Thursday, December 8, 2016 1:00 PM
New regulations under the just-enacted Food and Agricultural Products Classification Act create a modern system so B.C. consumers can enjoy B.C.'s organic agrifood products knowing that there are standards and requirements behind the key words used to describe and market them.
Friday, October 7, 2016 10:30 AM
The governments of Canada and British Columbia are providing up to $1.6 million over two years to support B.C.’s agrifood producers’ efforts to enhance on-farm food safety practices and meet emerging national and international food-safety traceability requirements.
Monday, October 3, 2016 1:30 PM
To increase awareness of the farmers’ food donation tax credit that the British Columbia government announced in Budget 2016, Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick is reaching out to B.C. farmers to get social, get giving and get an income tax credit.
Friday, September 30, 2016 11:00 AM
The British Columbia government is providing funding of up to $25,000 each for 10 communities, so they can work directly with their local residents to help them grow their own food. Grow Local BC, a pilot project, was introduced to Union of British Columbia Municipalities delegates in Victoria.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:45 AM
The City of Surrey and District of North Saanich have both won inaugural Leadership and Innovation in Agriculture awards, presented by the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM), the BC Agriculture Council (BCAC) and the Ministry of Agriculture.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:30 PM
A new on-line system will help new entrants achieve certified organic status, as B.C. farmers continue to meet the consumer demand for certified organic B.C. foods.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:00 AM
The governments of Canada and British Columbia are helping B.C. food and beverage companies serve and sell their products to the world through a $500,000 program to help them gain the research, knowledge and strategies they need to succeed in new markets.
Friday, June 3, 2016 9:30 AM
The B.C. government is releasing a letter of expectations for the British Columbia Farm Industry Review Board (BCFIRB) to highlight the services the board provides to the public when dealing with agricultural matters.
Sunday, May 15, 2016 10:00 AM
Okanagan tree fruit growers have been experiencing ideal weather conditions this spring with reports that flowers are blooming a month earlier than normal. However, the weather can change quickly and growers are being reminded they can protect their investment with hail insurance offered jointly by the governments of British Columbia and Canada.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:00 AM
The governments of British Columbia and Canada are celebrating 20 years of supporting B.C. farmers and food processors develop new products, processes and markets through government-funded programs delivered by the Investment Agriculture Foundation of British Columbia (IAF).