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New and established British Columbia-based agrifood businesses can use the upgraded AgriService BC website to explore government programs and apply for funding that meet their business needs.

Posted January 8, 2018 Read More »

A pilot project that matches new farmers looking to get their start in B.C. agriculture with available fertile farmland in the Metro Vancouver area will kick off in 2018, thanks to a $25,000 investment from the governments of Canada and British Columbia.

Posted January 5, 2018 Read More »

About 50 young fishers from coastal B.C. communities and First Nations are expected to attend the BC Young Fishermen’s Gathering to learn about commercial fishing business practices, seafood marketing and sustainable harvesting, thanks to $10,000 in support from the Ministry of Agriculture.

Posted January 5, 2018 Read More »

An independent committee with members from diverse agricultural backgrounds and experiences will lead the revitalization of the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) and the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) through an authentic and meaningful consultation process with stakeholders and British Columbians, Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham announced today.

Posted January 4, 2018 Read More »

Following a year impacted by wildfire, flooding and invasive species, farmers and ranchers around the province can recover some of their lost income with the Government of British Columbia’s new AgriStability Enhancement Program.

Posted December 19, 2017 Read More »

Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham and local turkey farmer Dan Ireland met with Russ Benwell, owner of Red Barn Market, ahead of the busy holiday season to encourage British Columbians to buy B.C. turkeys for their annual festive celebrations.

Posted December 19, 2017 Read More »

Grower-owned and operated BCfresh Vegetables provides British Columbia families with fresh local produce, the perfect addition to any holiday meal this season.

Posted December 15, 2017 Read More »

For Mandair Farms and Maan Farms in Abbotsford, the passion for agriculture is all in the family.

Posted December 12, 2017 Read More »

An independent review has recommended a series of improvements to the way the Province oversees agricultural waste management in order to protect drinking water in the Hullcar Valley.

Posted November 30, 2017 Read More »

The B.C. government has increased financial assurances for the Cariboo Bred Heifer Cooperative following requests for further support from ranchers in the region to help them grow their herds and businesses.

Posted November 23, 2017 Read More »