farming



High Suicide Rate Among Farmers

Edmonton/Chicago/Washington DC (With Files from CBS/MSN/Global/Guardian) – Recently CBS and MSN released a story on the suicide rate among American farmers.  Farmers are dying by suicide at a higher rate than any other occupational group, according to the US Centers…


Cultivating A Provincial Seed Industry

Fraser Valley (With files from Vancouver Province) – The Province of BC, and specifically the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley, have a unique climate which directly affects crops for farmers. A series of seed crop trials is now underway on our…



New Regulations Encourage Farming On ALR Land

Victoria/Abbotsford/Chilliwack  – New regulations under the Agricultural Land Commission Act will encourage farming and help B.C.’s agricultural community fill the growing demand for B.C. food, locally and around the world, Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick announced today. The regulations will help…