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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 2:30 PM
More tree-fruit growers and their orchards will benefit from time-sensitive advice about pest management as B.C.-adapted software becomes available in the Kootenays, which will help stabilize the sector and strengthen B.C.’s food security.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 8:30 AM
British Columbians will soon see more local regions highlighted on wine labels with six new areas in the Okanagan Valley being recognized for their grape growing and wine making.
Friday, June 24, 2022 8:30 AM
Two Vancouver-based agritech businesses are paving the way for stronger food security through B.C.’s Agritech Ramp-Up Pilot Program (Ramp-Up) with robotics and technology to support B.C.’s agriculture sector.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 8:30 AM
Seventeen British Columbians with diverse backgrounds and expertise in food production will help farmers access the latest technology, create more resilient farms and increase sustainability through their roles on the Minister’s Advisory Group on Regenerative Agriculture and Agritech (RAA).
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 2:15 PM
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed that small poultry flocks in the Regional District of Peace River, District Municipality of Sechelt and the Town of Summerland have tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus.
Sunday, June 5, 2022 12:15 PM
New funding for the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program will help improve access to healthy, locally grown food for lower-income British Columbians and people who are pregnant, while increasing the number of Elders and seniors participating in the program.
Thursday, June 2, 2022 12:00 PM
The wait is over and the smell of grilled beef is in the air as the B.C. government, ranchers and the public celebrate B.C. Beef Day with a barbecue outside the Parliament Buildings.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 1:45 PM
British Columbians who own or care for livestock are required to register their premises as of July 1, 2022, to support the Province’s emergency response network.
Sunday, May 29, 2022 8:30 AM
In honour of the role honey bees play in the daily lives of British Columbians and the B.C. agricultural industry, May 29 is proclaimed the Day of the Honey Bee.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 8:45 AM
B.C. farmers whose farms were damaged by floods in November 2021 can now apply to the Canada-BC Flood Recovery for Food Security Program until Aug. 31, 2022.