Updated and revised May 12, 2022 Yesterday saw the first release of 2021 Census of Agriculture data in Canada. A veritable feast of agricultural information is now being served up to the inner statistician in all of us. This again provided an opportunity to check up on the use of trees on British Columbia (BC) …
Soaring farmland costs hinder new entrants to agriculture and undermines rural economies and food security through the loss of family farms.
Societal ignorance and apathy restrict agricultural support. Agriculture is foundational to human health and survival, at the nexus of many environmental and socio-economic issues. Yet, very few people seem to care .
Mixed Farms in the North Cariboo: The Value of Diversity in Agriculture Pre-register for a free, fun-filled day touring mixed farms in the North Cariboo! Meet at the Alex Fraser Park at 9:00 am on August 25th. Lunch will be included at Alexandria Cafe. . Tour is full; registration is closed.
Adapting to a changing climate will be one of the key factors to the future success of agriculture. Water conservation in farm settings should start with building the capacity of the land to capture and retain precipitation. Building soil tilth with organics, as well as, using agroforestry methods, are proven tools for water management.