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    Using Fertigation vs. Granular Fertilizer

Using Fertigation vs. Granular Fertilizer

words: Greg Welfing The practice of fertilizing plants through an irrigation system (fertigation) is becoming increasingly popular in Fraser Valley blueberry fields. I constantly get asked if it is better

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    Alpaca: The Next Red Meat?

Alpaca: The Next Red Meat?

words: Ronda Payne Native to the Andes Mountains of South America, in the 80s and 90s, alpacas began to make their way to Canada due to their soft, cashmere-like coat;

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    Cow Positioning Locator

Cow Positioning Locator

words: Kaitlyn Gisler Nedap has created a way for farmers to keep better track of their cows. Using sensors and a digital map, dairy farmers can now pinpoint the exact

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Optimism Rising in BC Hog Industry Despite Ongoing Challenges

  Optimism Rising in BC Hog Industry Despite Ongoing Challenges

words: Grant Ullyot BC hog producers are keeping a wary eye open for any sign that the virus (porcine epidemic

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Credit Check: Choosing the right financing tool for the job

  Credit Check: Choosing the right financing tool for the job

words: Jim Narraway When it comes to tools of the trade, farmers understand the importance of using tools appropriate for

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European Research Partnership Benefits Canadian Farmers

  European Research Partnership Benefits Canadian Farmers

words: Miranda Elsby photos: Tim Haye CABI is a not-for-profit organization set up by the United Nations treaty, with over

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Energy Pipelines and Agriculture: How much do we stand to lose/gain?

  Energy Pipelines and Agriculture: How much do we stand to lose/gain?

words: Tom Baumann Certainly, the energy debate is heating up with Enbridge, Kinder Morgan and others proposing all sorts of

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Big Agriculture In a Small Scale: The Growth of the Organic Sector

  Big Agriculture In a Small Scale: The Growth of the Organic Sector

words: Kate Petrusa photos: Sheila Poznikoff Pitchfork Organic Farm is a small-scale, certified organic farm, nestled in the furthest reaches

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Nature’s Course: Nutraceuticals let food be the medicine

  Nature’s Course: Nutraceuticals let food be the medicine

by: Hyder A. Khoja, Ph.D., M.Sc., P.Ag. Over the past few decades, the world has witnessed the explosive growth of a

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