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Have you Submitted your Notice of Loss?

Production Insurance Clients:

Notice of Losses (NOL): Clients who have Production Insurance are reminded that they MUST submit a NOL when their crops experience an insurable peril that reduces yields on their farm. This will allow adjusters time to inspect fields prior to any harvest activities and determine the extent of Read More »

Grain Growers Of Canada Press Release

As a poor harvest looms, farmers ask for compassion – not further
hardship – from industry partners
Sept. 2, 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – Amid historic drought conditions, Canada’s grain growers
are calling on grain companies to consider the impact that farmers face and work
collaboratively on solutions to mitigate further harm.
“As farmers, we Read More »

Grain bag rolling demo – Rolla Landfill at 9am August 25th

Cleanfarms will be showcasing a grain bag roller at the Rolla Transfer Station on August 25th at 9am. Farmers are welcome to attend to learn how to create a good bale for recycling.

If you have old grain bags in need of rolling, drop them off next week at the Rolla Read More »

Rural Road Conditions in the South Peace

As Grain farmers access to our land base and ability to get our product to market is extremely important to our agriculture operations. Directors of the BC Grain Producers met with Argo Road Maintenance representatives last week to discuss how we can work together to increase communication among landowners and Read More »

Annual General Meeting Summary

On July 15, 2021 our Annual General Meeting was held at the BCGPA research building in Dawson Creek. Thank you to those who attended we value the feedback from our membership as it helps us serve you better. Walter Fristche long time director with the BCGPA has moved on to Read More »

AAFC July Weather Survey

AAFC’s Science and Technology Branch is initiating its July impacts survey on Friday (July 23), in which it will be collecting information on how the weather has impacted producers across Canada in July. With hot dry conditions and wildfires raging through the province of BC, AAFC will like to know Read More »

Emergency Information for PRRD

Given the unprecedented weather events that have occurred in the Peace Region over the last few days we thought it would be helpful to send out some information if you are experiencing an emergency:

 

In the event of an emergency your first contact should be your local government, Regional District or Read More »

Last Day to Enroll in AgriStability

enrollment reminder re heat wave

As BC is Experiencing unprecedented heat wave, just a reminder that you have until the end of day today to enroll/ request a new Participant Package via phone (877)343-2767 or by email @ AgriStability@gov.bc.ca

Grain Bag Recycling Program

New Cleanfarms project in partnership with PRRD for recycling grain bags and twine!

https://cleanfarms.ca/peace-river-regional-district-farmers-can-now-recycle-used-grain-bags-and-baler-twine-at-no-cost-in-cleanfarms-pilot/

AGM Announcement

Our organization has been through a lot of changes in the last year and we are really looking forward to engaging with our membership and update everyone on what the future of the BCGPA looks like.

Please join us at the Research Building in Dawson Creek @2pm Thursday, July 15, 2021 Read More »