WELCOME TO BCAC

Proudly representing B.C. farmers
and ranchers

BC Agriculture Council is a non-profit, non-governmental "Council of Associations" representing nearly 30 farm associations that in turn generate 96% of provincial farm gate sales. In partnership with industry and government, BCAC facilitates the delivery of programs and services to grow B.C. into the most dynamic and robust agricultural province in Canada.

MEMBER PROFILE


BC Dairy Association

The BC Dairy Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating British Columbians on milk, dairy farming and nutrition.

MEMBER QUICK FACTS

  • 98% of farms in BC are family-owned and operated.
  • All fluid milk sold in British Columbia is produced in-province.
  • The average herd size of a dairy farm in BC is 130 milking cows.
  • On average a dairy cow weighs between 600-750 kg.
  • Cows drink about a bathtub full of water and eat about 50 kilograms of food (or 1675 servings of cereal) a day.

COVID-19 RESOURCES

Helping you stay informed!

FEDERAL

  • For federal government updates, travel advice and resources, click here.

  • Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada offers a variety of programs to support farmers and ranchers. More info.

PROVINCIAL

  • For provincial recommendations on protecting yourself and your community, click here.

TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKERS

  • For all Temporary Foreign Worker resources and updates, including funding and application details, visit the WALI website.

AGRICULTURE


WHY COMMUNITY CONFIDENCE IS
IMPORTANT TO FARMERS

How the way you shop makes an impact right here in your home province.

CONNECTING PEOPLE BACK TO FARMS

Helping farmers and ranchers tell their stories

Consumers are more interested in how their food is grown, processed and brought to market than ever before. We simply want to make sure that consumers — in an environment where they are bombarded with contradictions — have the balanced information they need about food to make informed choices that are right for them and their families.

 
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