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 .
The new regulations governing tree planting in BC’s Agricultural Land Reserve finds the right balance between conservation and food security.
A strategic review of the Ecological Services Initiative / Farmland Advantage Program was completed to guide future support programs for ecological goods and services from agricultural land in BC.