Agriculture and Industry

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

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April 5
HCBC Staff

South Coast Region


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March 22
HCBC Staff

Your feedback will assist the BC Ministry of Agriculture in deciding which beneficial management practices (BMPs) to fund in upcoming years.

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February 28
Stephanie Laversin

Must have home on property available

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February 15
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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December 20, 2016
Shelagh Niblock

It can be a huge safety and liability issue to leave a horse trailer with horses on it unattended

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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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June 15, 2016
HCBC Staff

The proposed revisions are intended to: 1) improve air quality in populated areas; 2) simplify burning requirements in remote areas; and 3) support enforcement, encourage use of cleaner technologies

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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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April 4, 2016
HCBC Staff

Plant Something BC is a BC Buy Local initiative that promotes the benefits of buying local grown plants to aspiring and experienced gardeners of all ages.

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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 10, 2015
HCBC Staff

Reg Steward, AgSafe Superintendent of Field Operations The rates for 2016 are going up, and they are going up by 10%


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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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September 21, 2015
HCBC Staff

You may qualify for BC's Farmer ID Card- Great Savings and Benefits

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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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