Agriculture and Industry

Issues of importance and related to the BC Horse Industry and Agriculture.

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March 5
HCBC Staff

Share your ideas for revitalizing the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) and the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC).

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January 26
HCBC Staff

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 sector

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January 3
HCBC Staff

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.

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July 25, 2017
HCBC Staff

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 potential

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April 5, 2017
HCBC Staff

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February 15, 2017
Langley Environmental Partners Society

LEPS’ Manure Link program is a free resource for BC’s equine owners. Visit www.manurelink.com for helpful information

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July 5, 2016
HCBC Staff

Groundwater licensing establishes equity between stream water and groundwater users, and provides additional benefits.

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May 20, 2016
HCBC Staff

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 and

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May 10, 2016
HCBC Staff

Learn how to safely operate a tractor, big or small!

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April 12, 2016
HCBC Staff

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.

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February 23, 2016
HCBC Staff

How Taking Care of Business Leads to Success-there are 7 farm business management practices that drive farm financial success.

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February 2, 2016
HCBC Staff

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.

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January 27, 2016
HCBC Staff

Flash your Farmer ID Card* to access coloured fuel, farmer only tax benefits, insurance discounts and exclusive offers from businesses that want your business.

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December 9, 2015
HCBC Staff

As a farmer or rancher you may be impacted by upcoming changes to the Act.

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October 8, 2015
HCBC Staff

Parasitic wasps are a great candidate for pest control against horseflies,

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June 10, 2015
HCBC Staff

The Ministry of Enviroment Conservation Officer Service: COUGARS

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April 20, 2015
HCBC Staff

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 c

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December 10, 2014
HCBC Staff

Kentucky Equine Research posted a great article on how to get the best hay sample for an accurate analysis

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