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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.
Monday, May 25, 2015 10:25 AM
B.C. is proud to celebrate 10 years of the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional program, and thanks to $3.5 million in new funding this year, it will continue bringing fruits, vegetables and milk to children in classrooms throughout the province.
Saturday, August 9, 2014 10:15 AM
Lower-income families, seniors and pregnant women will continue to have easier access to healthy, locally grown food, thanks to an additional $750,000 investment in a successful farmers' market coupon program.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 AM
The Government of British Columbia is excluding federally-licensed medical marijuana production from the list of agricultural uses that qualify for farm classification for assessment and property tax purposes.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:31 AM
After nearly seven decades on the books, B.C.’s Animal Health Act is getting an overhaul, giving the Province the ability to limit the spread of current and emerging diseases and better respond to potentially disastrous outbreaks.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:30 AM
British Columbia's state-of-the-art animal health lab in Abbotsford has received accreditation from an international organization that recognizes B.C. and the lab's excellence in veterinary diagnostic testing.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 9:00 AM
Producers, retailers, chefs and consumers will receive enhanced information on British Columbia meat products through two separate projects the BC Association of Abattoirs is running as a result of $63,250 in Buy Local Program funding.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 2:00 PM
The Government of British Columbia has issued a proclamation that Sept. 21-28, 2013, shall be known as "Organic Week".
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 2:15 PM
A decades-old Winfield apple packinghouse line is being upgraded with next-generation technologies.
Monday, April 8, 2013 10:30 AM
Schools participating in the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program will now have the option to receive milk from local dairy farms thanks to $1 million in new provincial funding.