Agriculture

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

LETTER: Stand strong against Teacup development

Rose Tustian of Agassiz seeks to rally residents against developing Teacup properties

PHOTOS: Abundance Farms opens community ag season

Dozens of people showed up to garden this weekend

Canada Safety Council hosts National Farm Safety Week

Farmers are important and should take extra care, council says

LETTER: Yes, but where are the jobs?

Martin Sparkes of the District of Kent advocates against the Teacup properties removal

Tensions, opinions run high during Tuesday’s Teacup meeting

Opinions on all sides aired at packed Friendship House gathering