Agriculture

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Deadline for Teacup properties survey approaches

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

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LETTER: Stand strong against Teacup development

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

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PHOTOS: Abundance Farms opens community ag season

PHOTOS: Abundance Farms opens community ag season

Dozens of people showed up to garden this weekend

PHOTOS: Abundance Farms opens community ag season
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Canada Safety Council hosts National Farm Safety Week

Farmers are important and should take extra care, council says

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LETTER: Yes, but where are the jobs?

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

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District of Kent residents and workers filled the Friendship House in Agassiz on Tuesday night. District officials heard from several residents during a tense yet civil meeting their thoughts on the proposed development of the long-contended Teacup properties outside of Agassiz’s town site. (Photo/Adam Louis)

Tensions, opinions run high during Tuesday’s Teacup meeting

Opinions on all sides aired at packed Friendship House gathering

District of Kent residents and workers filled the Friendship House in Agassiz on Tuesday night. District officials heard from several residents during a tense yet civil meeting their thoughts on the proposed development of the long-contended Teacup properties outside of Agassiz’s town site. (Photo/Adam Louis)
PHOTOS: Farmers cultivating fresh ideas

PHOTOS: Farmers cultivating fresh ideas

B.C. farmers, entrepreneurs gather for conference in Harrison

PHOTOS: Farmers cultivating fresh ideas
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Online form available ahead of Teacup properties meeting

Public can fill out online form to provide feedback, District of Kent says

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Teacup Properties meeting set for March 10

Public is welcome to give feedback to District of Kent officials

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Farmers’ Market conference comes to Harrison

Three-day event has 15 workshop sessions

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GUEST COLUMN: Farmland is for growing food

Guest columnist Detmar Schwichtenberg advocates for keeping Teacup properties as farmland

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Marcel Groleau, President of the Union des Producteurs Agricoles and Mary Robinson, president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture take part in a news conference, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

VIDEO: Feds warned agricultural sector near ‘tipping point’ due to blockades

Canadian Federation of Agriculture points to lack of propane and feed due to Coastal GasLink dispute

Marcel Groleau, President of the Union des Producteurs Agricoles and Mary Robinson, president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture take part in a news conference, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
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Over a dozen birds found mysteriously dead on rural B.C road

Ministry of Agriculture notified of the strange occurrence on No. 4 Road in Abbotsford

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About 30 students from Guildford Park Secondary are heading to the upcoming engAGe event in Vancouver, an event geared towards growing the future of agriculture. (Submitted)

Engaging youth key to sustainable future in agriculture, says B.C. teacher

engAGe event in Vancouver exposing students to world of career opportunities in agriculture industry

About 30 students from Guildford Park Secondary are heading to the upcoming engAGe event in Vancouver, an event geared towards growing the future of agriculture. (Submitted)
Peter Awram with Worker Bee Honey Company shows agriculture minister Lana Popham how their machine works to detect fraudulent honey. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Automated honey extraction system to help B.C.’s beekeeping industry

The B.C. agri-tech project will receive $170,320 in funding to build prototype

Peter Awram with Worker Bee Honey Company shows agriculture minister Lana Popham how their machine works to detect fraudulent honey. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Flappy, a lost Muscovy duck, with Drew Harknes of LAPS. LAPS is looking for a home for the stray waterfowl. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Flappy the duck up for adoption at Langley animal shelter

It’s not just dogs and cats at the Aldergrove shelter

Flappy, a lost Muscovy duck, with Drew Harknes of LAPS. LAPS is looking for a home for the stray waterfowl. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
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$2.9 million judgment in B.C. blueberry farm sabotage lawsuit

The new owners saw most of their farm ruined just as they took possession

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Cowichan style wine and marble with the Zanatta siblings

Cowichan style wine and marble with the Zanatta siblings

Loretta and Ivo Zanatta carry on family traditions with two separate businesses

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Cowichan style wine and marble with the Zanatta siblings
The language of scent

The language of scent

Harvesting and crafting botanicals to create beauty products

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The language of scent
Island View Nursery is expecting workers in hazmat suits to conduct further tests Wednesday after a contaminated plant was discovered at the Central Saanich business. (B.C. Hazmat Management/Facebook)

B.C. nursery under quarantine after spores found on single plant

Infected plant believed to have come from the U.S., through mainland supplier

Island View Nursery is expecting workers in hazmat suits to conduct further tests Wednesday after a contaminated plant was discovered at the Central Saanich business. (B.C. Hazmat Management/Facebook)