Agriculture

B.C. Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation seeks nominations for annual teacher award

Each year, the BCAITC recognizes a teacher who excels teaching K-12 students about agriculture

 

PHOTOS: From corn kernels comes an Agassiz king

Nathan Hertgers is the 2020 Corn King

 

CONTEST: Savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!

Share a favourite cranberry recipe for a chance to win a private harvest tour for four

  • Sep 11, 2020

 

B.C. imports 99 million kilos of American onions. Why?

About four per cent of the onions consumed in B.C. are grown in the province

  • Aug 18, 2020

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

Community Camera: June 25, 2020

Grace Kennedy spots some spotted friends

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

Kent council votes 4-1 in favour of Teacup properties development

Coun. Kerstin Schwichtenberg was the only ‘no’ in difficult vote

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

LETTER: Infilling is still an option for Agassiz town site

Paul Kenney of Agassiz says leave the farmland alone

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

Outstanding in their field

Agassiz Community Garden activity ramping up

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

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

LETTER: The importance of local grocers

C. and B. Lang Randall reply to an ALR-related letter

Deadline for Teacup properties survey approaches

Feedback to be in by Thursday, March 26. Link to survey is below