Author Archives: ADMIN BCGPA

Business Risk management Programs Reminder

As the date on the calendar is getting closer to the middle of May the directors of the BC Grain Producers recognize that this is an extremely stressful time for Grain growers in Read More »

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New Pest in South Peace:  Pea Leaf Weevil (Sitona lineatus) 

April 29, 2022

Prepared by: Keith Uloth, Phone: 250-613-0761, Email: pest@bcgrain.com

Annual monitoring for the invasive insect, Pea Leaf Weevil (Sitona lineatus) started in the BC Peace in 2019 after detections in the Alberta Peace. A known pest to pulse crops and perennial legumes, this insect has slowly been spreading northwestward since Read More »

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Farmers Information Services

Do you own land in the Peace River Regional District? Do you have oil and gas activity on that land? If you answered yes to either of those questions the Farmers Information Service could be an asset to you. Click the link below to learn more about the services FIS Read More »

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HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THE FARMERS INFROMATION SERVICE?

Have you registered for the BC Grain Producers Farmers Information Services info session next Wednesday at 10:00 am?
If you have not there is still Read More »

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CARBON TAX!

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HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THE FARMERS INFROMATION SERVICE?

 Mark your Calendars for April 6th at 10 am BCGPA is excited to host The Farmers Information Service via Zoom.

 

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Road Ban Agriculture Exemption

With road bans back in effect, BCGPA has been working with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to have exemptions when needed for agricultural use. The Ministry of Transportation requests that carriers haul outside the road restrictions in place when possible, and if it is not possible, you can fill Read More »

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Have you checked out the Knowledge for Resilience podcast?

Episode 3. has our President Malcolm Odermatt tackling some common misconceptions in agriculture.
Click the link below to have a listen!

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HOW ARE FUEL COSTS IMPACTING YOUR FARMS?

Part of the Mission of the BC Grain Producers Association is to “Support and Connect Grain Producers in BC by Providing a Collective Voice”. The implementation of The “BC low Carbon fuel standard tax” that has recently come into effect in our region has been the top of mind of Read More »

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South Peace Roads Update

The BC Grain Producers Association has been a long-time advocate for importance road maintenance in the Peace Region. Reliable road infrastructure is needed for all areas of our agricultural operations from bringing home the inputs that grow our crops and hauling production off the field to the shipping point. The Read More »

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