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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 9:00 AM
The Ministry of Agriculture is offering three Mazzaella japonica harvest licences and increased quotas for the 2015-16 beach-cast seaweed harvest season in the Deep Bay and Bowser area.
Friday, July 31, 2015 10:00 AM
Following the federal government’s decision to issue aquaculture licences, the B.C. government has issued two new tenures under the Land Act for salmon aquaculture purposes, near Hope Island off the northern tip of Vancouver Island, and offered two more, one in the Clio Channel, east of Port McNeill, and one near Flores Island, north of Tofino.
Friday, June 19, 2015 11:00 AM
Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick has issued the following statement following a productive meeting between ministry staff and Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Group regarding its Trees for Change Programme:
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:15 PM
New regulations under the Agricultural Land Commission Act will encourage farming and help B.C.'s agricultural community fill the growing demand for B.C. food, locally and around the world, Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick announced.
Friday, June 12, 2015 9:00 AM
A Vancouver Island University research study has determined that licensed seaweed harvesting of Mazzaella japonica did not appear to have a detectable effect on the amount deposited on the beaches in the Deep Bay and Bowser area over the course of the study.
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.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 1:00 PM
The Buy Local program is partnering with the B.C Greenhouse Growers' Association in proclaiming May 23, 2015, "B.C. Veggie Day" and announcing $94,375 in funding to support the B.C. Greenhouse Growers' Association's B.C. Veggie Day initiative.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:45 PM
Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick issued the following statement on Hong Kong lifting its ban on Canadian geoduck clams:
Friday, May 15, 2015 1:00 PM
British Columbia's agri-food industry is receiving more than $1.5 million for 17 new projects that support a broad range of innovative products, practices and technologies of direct benefit to the sector.
Friday, May 15, 2015 8:30 AM
With a season of liquor sales under their belts, B.C. farmers' markets are dusting off their tables and opening up for another successful year of locally grown and raised food and locally produced alcohol beverages.