agriculture

Canadian Agricultural Partnership Replaces Growing Forward 2

Victoria/Ottawa – The federal and provincial governments have agreed to a five-year funding partnership to help B.C.’s agriculture and agri-foods sector meet those demands. Lawrence MacAulay, federal Agriculture Minister, and Lana Popham, British Columbia’s Agriculture Minister, announced that the Canadian…



BC Plant Health Lab In Fraser Valley Turns 50

Victoria /Fraser Valley – The Ministry of Agriculture’s Plant Health Laboratory is celebrating 50 years of performing state-of-the-art plant health diagnostics and surveillance of plant health in British Columbia. The laboratory was originally established in Cloverdale by the ministry’s plant…


Feds, Province Assessing Wildfire Impact On Agriculture

Victoria – The governments of Canada and British Columbia are working under the AgriRecovery disaster framework to determine the type of assistance that may be required by British Columbia’s agriculture sector to recover from the impact of wildfires. The announcement…


The Mandate For The Incoming Agriculture Minister

Fraser Valley – Now that Lana Popham has been sown in as the new Minister Of Agriculture. She has her working orders and mandate from Premier John Horgan. She has already received glowing reviews on her appointment. Corky Evans was…



Livestock Tag Reader Rebate Program

Victoria – Small ranches and livestock farms in B.C. are getting help to meet upcoming national livestock traceability requirements that will help track livestock movements in the event of an animal health investigation, and also offer the opportunity for ranchers…