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Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:23 PM
On the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, an Asian giant hornet’s (vespa mandarinia) nest was located in the ground in the Robin’s Park area in south Nanaimo and destroyed.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:00 PM
Three large insects found in the Nanaimo area in August have been confirmed by Canadian and international experts as Asian giant hornets (vespa mandarinia), the first time they have been found on Vancouver Island.
Friday, November 23, 2018 1:00 PM
New regional adaptation strategies are being developed to help Kootenay and Boundary agricultural producers prepare for climate change.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 10:45 AM
Following a year impacted by wildfire, flooding and invasive species, farmers and ranchers around the province can recover some of their lost income with the Government of British Columbia’s new AgriStability Enhancement Program.
Friday, January 27, 2017 9:45 AM
Cauli Crumble by Big Mountain Foods, a family-owned B.C. food processing business, is one of 36 new projects receiving more than $2.3 million in funding going towards a range of innovative projects in British Columbia’s agrifood sector.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:30 AM
British Columbia’s agritech sector will benefit from the $240,000 that the winners of the Agritech Innovation Challenge will receive to develop and adopt new technology.
Monday, October 31, 2016 8:30 AM
British Columbia innovators have a date booked with some of the province’s best tech-heads, food producers and venture capitalists in a challenge to develop new agri-technology and enhance the competitiveness and resiliency of B.C.’s agri-food sector.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:45 AM
The Province is expanding its fight against invasive mussels with a $1.3-million boost toward early detection and rapid response.
Monday, December 22, 2014 9:15 AM
British Columbia’s agri-food industry is receiving $2.5 million for 27 new projects supporting new trial crops, and the development of new agricultural products and practices.
Friday, December 12, 2014 9:45 AM
The governments of Canada and British Columbia have invested more than $4.3 million to support business development, innovation, food safety, and sustainability in B.C.'s agriculture sector.