2023 BC Corn Silage Trials – PFCA

The 2023 PFCA forage corn hybrid trials are well underway in Abbotsford and Agassiz, BC.  With the current weather the Fraser Valley has been experiencing, harvest is anticipated to begin mid-September. New this year, the PFCA has listened to feedback from industry, and is incorporating qualitative testing.  The testing will include (but not be confined … Read More >

2022 BC Corn Silage Trials – PFCA

After a 4-year hiatus, the Pacific Field Corn Association (PFCA) is pleased to report the results of field trials conducted in 2022. The PFCA partnered with the University of the Fraser Valley’s (UFV) Agriculture Technology Department to conduct forage corn hybrid trials in Abbotsford and Agassiz in 2022.  The protocol of the 2022 trials followed … Read More >

Fraser Valley poultry farms test positive for avian influenza

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed seven commercial poultry farms in the Fraser Valley tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza between Nov. 16 and 19, 2022. Six infected premises in Abbotsford and one in Chilliwack have been placed under quarantine by the CFIA. The B.C. government has notified producers within a 10-kilometre radius of … Read More >