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Connected Farmers: The world of the tech-savvy agriculturist

By Tom Baumann I am sitting at a work station on a BC Ferry to Vancouver Island. The reason for the trip this time is cranberries. I have four members of my team along (Zach Fleming, Joey Levitsky, Kurt Balogh and Loren Muth) to do an in-depth field session on …

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Turning Egg Money into an Education

By Robyn Roste Every day before and after school 15-year-old Jenisa Los waters, feeds, and collects eggs from her flock of chickens. “If I’m not there to do this it doesn’t get done. I’ve learned responsibility that way,” she said. Jenisa has operated her egg-delivery business, known as The Little …

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Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick, Fraser Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart, 4-H British Columbia Manager Kevin Rothwell, and members and leaders of the Nicola Valley 4-H Club.

4-H BC: New Deal with the Province

The province of B.C. has signed a new ten-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 4-H BC to help engage young British Columbians with careers in Agriculture.  Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick and Fraser Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart presented the provincial organization with a cheque for $87,000, at the Nicola Ranch …

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BCYF Farm Fest 2014

The Annual Farm Fest event was held by BC Young Farmer’s (BCYF) at UFV Chilliwack Campus on November 22nd this year. There was a great turnout from farmers across the Lower Mainland, with a few of them venturing out from the Interior/Okanagan to com and take part in this event. …

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