Agriculture

Fantasy Farms owners happy their agri-tourism events will be allowed to continue

The ALC decision clears the way for the Morans of Chilliwack to hold 32 events of their choosing

 

Chilliwack woman earns international accolade in horticulture industry

Stephanie Berkhout of Chilliwack was awarded the 2020 Young Grower of the Year award by AmericanHort

 

Cold and wet weather has corn farmers waiting across the Fraser Valley

Usually the crop is ready July 5-12 but it’s still a few more days from perfection, says local farmer

 

Agassiz Fall Fair, Corn Festival postponed

Alternative event planning in the works, board of directors said

Another Asian giant ‘murder hornet’ found in Lower Mainland

This is the farthest east the invasive species has been found so far

Make better use of existing support, Bibeau tells struggling agricultural sector

The Liberals rolled out a $252-million aid program for the industry

‘Underwhelming’ support for agriculture industry: BC Fruit Growers’ Association

The association said the federal government doesn’t address the sector’s immediate needs

Feds to buy up surplus from Canadian agrifood producers as part of $252M investment

Trudeau announced an additional $200 million credit line for dairy producers

Four temporary foreign workers on separate flights to B.C. test positive for COVID-19

More than 900 temporary foreign workers have come to B.C. in the past few weeks

Encouraging signs for greenhouses as people get busy gardening at home

Chilliwack greenhouse owner envisioned ‘outright disaster’ for 2020 but market demand is spiking now

Cancellations of plant orders prompt advent of pop-up garden shops

A Langley nursery is partnering with local eateries to sell 40 acres of veggie plants and flowers

  • Apr 9, 2020

B.C. orchardists face challenges from COVID-19 pandemic

Physical distancing and availability of workers will affect fruit growing operations and harvest

VIDEO: Feds warned agricultural sector near ‘tipping point’ due to blockades

Canadian Federation of Agriculture points to lack of propane and feed due to Coastal GasLink dispute

Chilliwack wades into backyard chickens in urban areas

Permit came with several conditions and can be reconsidered by council

Over a dozen birds found mysteriously dead on Abbotsford road

Ministry of Agriculture notified of the strange occurrence on No. 4 Road

Engaging youth key to sustainable future in agriculture, says B.C. teacher

engAGe event in Vancouver exposing students to world of career opportunities in agriculture industry

Chilliwack honey company partners with UFV to get high-tech help

The agri-tech project will receive $170,320 in funding to build prototype

Flappy the duck up for adoption at Langley animal shelter

It’s not just dogs and cats at the Aldergrove shelter

$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