Farming

Feds reveal details of $35M fund to help make farms safer in COVID-19 pandemic

The program will be applied retroactively to cover any COVID-19-related costs from March 15

 

UPDATE: Massive blueberry harvester stolen from rural Fraser Valley property

A huge machine with a top speed of 15 kph was taken from an area near No. 3 road over the weekend

 

RANCH MUSINGS: Special times on the ranch

This article is really about a rancher and his grandson fishing

  • Sep 12, 2020

 

Farmers call on B.C. NDP to allow more housing, business

Secondary homes, restaurants, rentals can keep farms viable

Start your engines: Soda Creek corn ready to be picked

Soda Creek Sweet Corn is located north of Williams Lake

B.C. imports 99 million kilos of American onions. Why?

About four per cent of the onions consumed in B.C. are grown in the province

  • Aug 18, 2020

Chicken, eggs both go first as feds roll out COVID-19 food surplus program

$50-million surplus food program was announced by the Liberal government earlier this year

Big Lake 4-H Club: Meet the club members and projects for 62nd annual show and sale

On Monday, Aug. 10 from 12 to 6 p.m. you are welcome to view the animals at the WL Stockyards

  • Aug 8, 2020

Horsefly 4-H Club: Meet the club members and projects for 62nd annual show and sale

Some of the finest beef, pork, lamb, turkey, small engines, photography and foods will be available

  • Aug 8, 2020

From Valleys to Vineyards: British Columbia’s Bountiful Playground

Rediscover your next great BC adventure

  • Jun 29, 2020

Farmers contest minister’s claim that grain-farmers’ carbon costs are tiny

The carbon tax is being rebated 100 per cent to households and through the Climate Action Incentive Fund

COVID-19: Help for agriculture industry as Farm Credit Canada receives $5B increase

The increase will give the agriculture industry more flexibility to tackle coming challenges

RANCH MUSINGS: COVID-19 and its short- and long-term impact on farms

When in doubt follow the general rules for households and businesses for…

  • Mar 20, 2020

Trade and the local farming economy in one region in Mexico

So apparently it is not risky visiting this area, but it is best to stay out of the local politics

  • Mar 15, 2020

$2.9 million judgment in B.C. blueberry farm sabotage lawsuit

The new owners saw most of their farm ruined just as they took possession

Rich Coleman apologizes for comparing ALR rule changes to Nazi oppression

Rich Coleman was speaking on a bill that changes farmland regulations

Happy at Home on the Farm

Violane Mitchell and Tom Henry at Stillmeadow Farm

  • Feb 1, 2019

B.C. dairy farmers say milk cup is half full in new Canada Food Guide

Despite what seems like a demotion, B.C. Dairy Association insists its inclusion is still integral