Working for B.C.'s farmers and ranchers.
BC Agriculture Council is the lead industry advocate for key sector-wide priorities in British Columbia. Our mission is to grow a strong, sustainable and competitive agriculture sector through building industry consensus and advancing public policy. We achieve this by delivering a unified voice for the sector to government through our member farm associations that in turn, represent approximately 96% of provincial farm gate sales in B.C.
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BC Agriculture Council is conducting a sector-wide survey to explore the need to develop a benefits plan for producers that covers both your family's needs and to help you retain workers.
Our goal is to build a plan for farmers that is built on the needs of farmers. As such, your direct input is key and will contribute towards building a strong workforce for agriculture.
Complete the survey by May 31, 2023 to be entered to win one of three prizes:
- $350 Visa gift card
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BCAC released a press release on the British Columbia's 2023 budget under the new Premier, David Eby.READ MORE
BCAC is pleased to share with you a brief overview of some of the most notable activities in advocating for our producers in 2022.READ MORE
BCAC held it's annual Ag Day in Victoria event on October 25, 2022. Learn more about our 2022 Ag Day key messages below.MORE INFO
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GROWING THE COMMUNITY'S
UNDERSTANDING OF AGRICULTURE
We are all motivated by the same values.
Connecting People to Farms
Telling Our Story
Consumers are more interested in how their food is grown, processed and brought to market than ever before. As the voice of B.C. farmers we simply want to ensure that the public have the balanced information they need about food to make informed choices that are right for them and their families.
Fraser Valley Pea, Bush Beans & Corn Growers' Association
The Fraser Valley Pea, Bush Beans & Corn Growers’ Association monitors production and harvesting, and negotiates price and processing specifications with processors on behalf of its members.
MEMBER QUICK FACTS
- Green, yellow and Roma beans and green peas are grown in the Fraser Valley.
- Crops are grown for the frozen vegetable market.
- The crops produced by the association play an important role as rotational crops for potatoes.