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Thursday, May 19, 2022 3:35 PM
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed that a commercial poultry farm in Abbotsford has tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus, which is the first case on a farm in the Fraser Valley.
Monday, May 2, 2022 10:00 AM
Additional federal-provincial funding is coming to the BC Farmers’ Market Expansion Program, further supporting the province's local farmers' markets and vendors.
Friday, April 29, 2022 8:30 AM
B.C. farmers and producers now have until June 30, 2022, to enrol in the Federal-Provincial-Territorial AgriStability Program, giving them an extra two months to assess their risk-management needs.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 9:15 AM
The B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP) delivered by Young Agrarians has achieved more than 200 matches, bringing farmers and landholders together to strengthen the province’s food supply.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 12:45 PM
Thousands of students, faculty and staff in 20 of B.C.’s public post-secondary institutions are enjoying more local food on their campuses through the Province’s Feed BC initiative.
Saturday, February 19, 2022 10:45 AM
British Columbians will soon be able to enjoy more locally produced food, while farmers will have new opportunities to grow, thanks to regulatory supports from the B.C. government.
Friday, February 11, 2022 9:30 AM
Resiliency through the COVID-19 pandemic has become the hallmark of B.C.’s farmers, producers and processors.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 10:00 AM
Farmers’ markets in the province are receiving funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia to help cover the costs to expand local food and beverage sales, and operate during emergencies.
Friday, December 17, 2021 11:00 AM
Commercial livestock producers in British Columbia affected by the recent floods are receiving support to buy immediate emergency supplies of forage food to keep their animals fed and healthy.
Thursday, October 28, 2021 2:45 PM
Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture Food and Fisheries, has released the following statement in response to the BC Milk Marketing Board’s decision to suspend the licence of Cedar Valley Farms over allegations the farm violated the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle: