SAVE THE DATE for BCGPA Annual General Meeting and Farm Tour
Add our Annual General Meeting and Farm tour to your summer plans! We will be touring farms in the Cecil Lake area. Agenda to follow in the next couple of weeks.
AGRICULTURAL CLEAN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM – 2023 Intake
NEW PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE THROUGH AAFC!
ACT Adoption Program: Agricultural Clean Technology Program
Green energy and energy efficiency improvements enable better management of energy-intensive agricultural processes, including but not limited to the purchase and installation of: energy-efficient, low-emissions equipment (for example, commercial grain dryers) where an efficiency gain can be Read More »
Members of Parliament Visit
On Friday May 5th members of parliament Bob Zimmer and Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food, and Food Security John Barlow met with the Peace Region Living Labs team, North Pine Farmers Institute, and directors of the BC Grain Association. Current projects were discussed as well as what the future holds
Common Pea Root Rot Pathogen “APANOMYCES EUTHEICHES” in BC Peace
April 27, 2023- During the growing season of 2022, Pea growers in the BC Pace Region noticed that pea crops were starting to show signs of stress. Keith Uloth, with the Pest monitoring project, collected soil samples from 9 locations in the BC Pace region. These samples were sent to Read More »
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THE BCGPA 2023 FIELD RESEARCH PROGRAM?
JOIN BC GRAIN THURSDAY, APRIL 27TH @ 8am VIRTUALLY TO LEARN MORE!!
BCGPA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: BC Grain Spring Update
Time: Apr 27, Read More »
Peace Region Living Lab Baseline Peripheral Survey
Surveys & Reports – Peace Region Living Lab (peacelivinglab.ca)
The Peace Region Living Lab team would like to kick-off the 5-year PRLL project by getting in touch with Peace Region producers, who are the focus and heart of this Read More »
COVER CROPPING AT FARM SCALES
CHECK OUT THIS PEACE REGION COVER CROPPING FACT SHEET!!
Factsheet 1 Willms Cover Cropping 6pg
Les & Hannah’s main goal for their farmland is to: Improve the soil Read More »
BC GRAIN DIRECTOR MEETS WITH FEDERAL AG MINISTER
March 14, 2023 – BC Grain Producer Director Hannah Willms of Rose Prairie attended a meeting with the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Federal Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, on Tuesday, March 14th. Hannah was invited to participate in this meeting through the BC Agriculture Council (BCAC). The discussion was chaired by Stan Vander Read More »