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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 12:30 PM
Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture, and members of the BC Agriculture Council were joined by farmers and ranchers to celebrate B.C. agriculture, an industry that provides good food, good jobs and boosts local economies in every corner of the province.
Monday, November 5, 2018 1:54 PM
Legislation introduced on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, makes it clear that land in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) is for farming and ranching in British Columbia, not for dumping construction waste or building mega-mansions.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 8:00 AM
Indigenous communities in British Columbia that are interested in developing agriculture businesses and supporting local food security will soon have more tools to plan and pursue those opportunities.
Friday, October 12, 2018 10:15 AM
Oyster farmers from British Columbia’s coastal communities are seeing increased opportunities and stability in the oyster industry, stemming from funding through the BC Oyster Recovery Fund.
Friday, October 5, 2018 10:45 AM
British Columbia’s farmers, ranchers, food processors and seafood workers are helping build B.C.’s economy with record revenues in 2017 of $14.2 billion, up 2.4% over 2016.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 10:00 AM
The people involved in the first stage of growing fresh and healthy B.C. vegetables are getting some help to increase the amount of local food grown in their communities.
Friday, September 28, 2018 3:15 PM
There will soon be more opportunities for B.C. youth interested in agriculture, with a funding increase to 4-H British Columbia aimed at increasing the participation of urban and Indigenous youth.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 2:00 PM
The Province of British Columbia and the ‘Namgis, Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis and Mamalilikulla First Nations are extending their formalized talks regarding salmon aquaculture tenures in the Broughton Area, following significant progress this summer.
Monday, September 24, 2018 9:15 AM
British Columbia’s food producers and processors are getting help from the governments of Canada and B.C. to help find new customers in other parts of Canada and around the globe.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 1:50 PM
The B.C. Land Matching program aims to address a lack of affordable farmland in the province by connecting new and young farmers with local landowners.