Agriculture and Industry
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The Ministry of Agriculture (AGRI) is considering introducing a new premises identification (ID) regulation under the BC Animal Health Act. A new regulation would require all premises where farmRead More...
Farmwest.com Blogspot - important update for all property owners with livestockRead More...
The BC Cattlemen's Association's Public Affairs and Education Committee will be hosting a webinar series starting this month! Join in on these Coffee Shop Talks and learn about mental health, succession planning, employee management and retention, mentorshRead More...
March 5, 2018
Share your ideas for revitalizing the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) and the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC).Read More...
January 26, 2018
it is vital that forage and forage-related stakeholders are able to provide their thoughts and feedback in terms of the priorities, challenges, and recommended actions regarding forage and forage-related issues in their sectorRead More...
January 3, 2018
The Water Sustainability Act updates and replaces the old Water Act and delivers on an important government commitment to ensure our water stays healthy and secure.Read More...
July 25, 2017
Identifying premises for livestock operations has many benefits, particularly during an emergency or disease outbreak. Knowing where livestock are located and how to contact owners can reduce potentialRead More...
April 5, 2017
South Coast Region
July 5, 2016
Groundwater licensing establishes equity between stream water and groundwater users, and provides additional benefits.Read More...
May 20, 2016
Water Sustainability Act In 2016 the provincial government made changes to the rules governing the use of surface water and groundwater. The new Water Sustainability Act (WSA) is designed to protect B.C.'s water supply and make sure it is managed now andRead More...
April 12, 2016
As of February 29, 2016 the Water Sustainability Act both updates and replaces the old Water Act to help ensure water stays healthy and secure for future generations. The new Act allows government to manage surface water and groundwater as one resource.Read More...
February 23, 2016
How Taking Care of Business Leads to Success-there are 7 farm business management practices that drive farm financial success.Read More...
February 2, 2016
David Janssens says he doesn’t begrudge workers compensation premiums he pays on his dairy farm near Surrey, B.C., because they protect his workers and his farm.Read More...
January 27, 2016
Flash your Farmer ID Card* to access coloured fuel, farmer only tax benefits, insurance discounts and exclusive offers from businesses that want your business.Read More...
December 9, 2015
As a farmer or rancher you may be impacted by upcoming changes to the Act.Read More...
October 8, 2015
Parasitic wasps are a great candidate for pest control against horseflies,Read More...
June 10, 2015
The Ministry of Enviroment Conservation Officer Service: COUGARSRead More...
April 20, 2015
LeRae Haynes photo Fred Stafford, local brand inspector, talks about the benefits of ranchers registering their brands with Owners Identification Inc., a producer-driven company that helps them to keep track of their animals when it matters most. — image cRead More...
December 10, 2014
Kentucky Equine Research posted a great article on how to get the best hay sample for an accurate analysisRead More...