BC Agri-Food Industry Gala 2022

March 30th, 2022 - Abbotsford, BC

The virtual Agri-Food Industry Gala was held on March 30th. The BC Agri-Food Industry Gala is an annual fundraising event hosted by BCAC that brings together farmers, ranchers, agri-food leaders and industry stakeholders from around the Province to celebrate and discuss agriculture in British Columbia.

If you missed it, you can watch the virtual Gala here.

Organic BC Conference

February 27 & March 6, 2022

The 2022 BC Organic Conference will be held in virtually on February 27th and March 6, 2022.

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Canadian Federation of Agriculture AGM

March 2 - 3, 2022

CFA will be hosting their AGM on March 2 - 3, 2022 in Ottawa.

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BCHPA Semi-Annual Business Meeting & Education Day

March 18-19, 2022

The 2022 BC Honey Producers' Association semi-annual business meeting & education day will be held on March 18-19, 2022.

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BC Dairy Industry Conference


The annual BC Dairy Industry Conference will be held on November 24 and 25, 2021 in Vancouver. All presentations and meeting portions will also be available to attend online.

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BC Honey Producers' Association AGM

October 29 - 30, 2021

The BC Honey Producers' Association (BCHPA) AGM, Conference and Trade Show will be held on October 29 - 30, 2021 at 8:30 am via zoom. Registration is free for BCHPA members and $20 for non-members.

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Ag Day in Victoria 2021

October 26th and 27th

Ag Day was held virtually this year on October 26th and 27th. Ag Day is a series of scheduled meetings between B.C. farmers and ranchers, Cabinet Ministers, MLAs, senior government officials and other key stakeholders such as B.C.’s Agriculture Land Commission (ALC).

See photos from Ag Day 2021 here.

Grow West Coast Horticulture Trade Show

September 15 - 16, 2021

Grow West Coast, Western Canada’s premier horticulture trade show, was held on September 15 and 16 2021 at the Surrey City Hall Civic Plaza.

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CFA Agriculture Leaders Debate

September 9, 2021

CFA hosted an Agriculture Leaders Debate on September 9th. It was live-streamed on Facebook and Youtube. The Agriculture Leaders Debate brings together the Minister of Agriculture and the Agriculture Critics from each party to outline their plans for agriculture and debate priority issues.

BC Grain Producers' Association AGM

July 15, 2021

BC Grain Producers' Association hosted their Annual General Meeting on Thursday July 15, 2021 at 2 pm in Dawson Creek.

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BC Grape Growers' Association AGM

August 10, 2021

BC Grapegrowers' Association and BC Wine Grape Council hosted a joint AGM Webinar on soil health on August 10.

AgSafe In The Know, A Mental Health Awareness Course

May and June

AgSafe offered a free half-day mental health awareness course. The course was offered throughout May and June, limited to 15 participants. It is designed to help learn about mental health and illness, promote wellbeing and how to recognize when someone is struggling.

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BC Young Farmers Growing Your Team

Thursday, June 10th at 10:00 - 11:30am

Is your farm ready to grow? Do you need more hands to get the work done? Join BC Young Farmers for a panel discussion exploring your options for meeting on-farm labour needs.

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BC Cattlemens Association Annual General Meeting

June 9, 2021

BC Cattlemens Association hosted their annual general meeting via zoom on June 9, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. All participants were required to pre-register.

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We Heart Local World Milk Day Cook-Along

June 1, 2021

We Heart Local and BC Agriculture in the Class Room Foundation are partnering to celebrate World Milk Day with a free cook-along. The cook-along will take place on June 1, 2021 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM via zoom. Join Chef Randle and Fraser valley dairy farmers, Grant and Amanda Bouwman from Mardelen Holsteins Ltd. Chef Randle will guide you through two featured recipes, BC Ancho-Lime Beef Fajitas with White Cheddar Queso and Tres Leches Cake. Win prizes valued at $3,000!

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Canadian Association of Farm Advisors Educational Series

May 20, 2021

The Canadian Association of Farm Advisors are hosting a British Columbia Farm Advisor Educational Series on Thursday, May 20th at 12 p.m. The series will focus on tax updates - what farm clients need to know.

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Wildfire Preparedness Workshop

April 20 & April 27, 2021

Climate & Agriculture Initiative BC is hosting a free two-part workshop series via zoom. The series will cover potential wildfire risks to agricultural operations and the measures producers can take to be prepared.

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BC Wine Grape Council Monthly R&D Series

April 15, 2021

BC Wine Grape Council (BCWGC) hosted monthly R&D series via zoom. The series allow industry to participate in the informal virtual discussion on areas that BCWGC is investing in.

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BCAC & ARDCorp Annual General Meetings

April 8, 2021 - Abbotsford, BC

The 2021 BCAC Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on April 8, 2021 via Zoom. BCAC partnered with IAF and AgSafe to host a joint AGM.

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BC Pork Producers' & BC Hog Marketing Commission AGM

April 7, 2021

The BC Pork Producers' and BC Hog Marketing Commission annual general meetings were held on April 7, 2021. It was strictly a business meeting held via zoom.

Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan Webinar

March 24, 2021

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan hosted a webinar to discuss how Canada's large grocery retailers are pushing new fees onto farmers and food manufacturers. The webinar took place via zoom on March 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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Service Canada info session on the Integrity service Inspection Process

April 6, 2021

Service Canada hosted an info session about the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Integrity Inspections geared to B.C. employers. It was held on Tuesday, April 6 AT 10:00 a.m. via Zoom.

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Semi-Annual Business Meeting and Spring Education Days

March 20 & 21, 2021

The BC Honey Producers Association hosted a semi-annual business meeting & education days. The business meeting was held via Zoom at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 20th in the comfort of your own home.

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COGA Webinar: Making Good Decisions in Uncertain Times

March 11, 2021

COGA offered a series of webinars including making good decisions in uncertain times on Thursday, March 11th, 2021 via zoom.

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COGA Webinar: Emerging Pest Issues

March 4, 2021

COGA offered a series of webinars including emerging pest issues: managing the risk on March 4th, 2021 via zoom.

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BC Fruit Growers' Association Annual Virtual Convention

February 25, 2021

Event Organizer: BC Fruit Growers' Association (BCFGA). BCFGA's 132nd annual conference was held virtually on February 25, 2021.

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Canadian Federation of Agriculture Virtual AGM

February 24-26, 2021

Event Organizer: Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA). The CFA Virtual AGM took place on February 24-26, 2021. The days ran from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET.

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Canada's Agriculture Day 2021

February 23, 2021

Let’s raise a fork to the food we love and the people who produce it! On February 23, 2021, we celebrated Canadian agriculture and food both online and with friends, family and co-workers, and let everyone know how we felt about this awesome industry.

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BC Farmers' Markets Virtual Conference

February 1-19, 2021

The BC Farmers' Markets Conference was a once-a-year opportunity to get together with your farmers' market peers to share best practices, learn from industry experts, build connections and gain inspiration. This year it was held online over three weeks in February 2021.

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Taking your Relationship with Your Vendor to the Next Level Webinar

February 18, 2021

The BC Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries in partnership with Farm Credit Canada hosted a webinar on February 18, 2021 at 2 p.m. PST. They developed a working with your lender webinar to help producers bring their relationship to the next level.

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When to Apply Manure: An Overview of the BC ARM Tool

February 10, 2021

New agricultural regulations in BC require that a risk assessment be completed in October, February, and March in high precipitation areas prior to spreading manure. Join Josh Andrews, Nutrient Management Agrologist, to learn about the BC Application Risk Management (ARM) Tool and how it can help you to determine when to apply manure and the risk of manure loss after an application.

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Pacific Agriculture Show 2021

January 28-30, 2021

The Pacific Agriculture Show took place January 28-30 and adopted a virtual format in 2021. The virtual trade show and conference allowed exhibitors to continue to connect with customers and display their latest equipment, products, and services digitally.

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Dam Safety Webinars

January 14, 2021

The 2021 Dam Safety Webinars will be conducted as a three-part series on three consecutive Saturdays in January. Join Interior Dams and the University of British Columbia on January 16, 23 and 30 to help owners navigate dam safety.

Register here.

BC Agri-Food Industry Virtual Gala 2021

January 28, 2021

On Thursday, January 28, 2021 BCAC hosted a virtual BC Agri-Food Industry Gala that included awards and a silent auction fundraiser for BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation. The Gala was held on Thursday this year, following the first day of the virtual Pacific Agriculture Show.

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Regulated Marketing Opportunities in Agriculture

January 14, 2021

Interested in growing regulated products? This webinar will provide an overview of the basics: what regulated marketing is, what regulated products are grown in BC, some of the pros and cons of growing regulated products, and entry opportunities.

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COGA Sessions: Managing the Media 101

December 17, 2020

This session is designed to help people respond effectively to media inquiries and communicate compelling, consistent messages. The goal of the session is to help people project confidence, sincerity, and credibility during interviews so that they can best represent the organization and maximize the chances for positive media coverage.

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