Farmwest Admin's blog
1. Ecosystem Services from Forages - A.J. Franzluebbers
2. Opportunities and Challenges in Growing Perennial Forage in Important Wildlife Areas - Lessons Learned in Delta, BC - M. Merkens and D. Bradbeer
-The Province islooking for public input to help develop a new strategy that will better prepare B.C. communities for the impacts of climate change.
"Across British Columbia, we are seeing and feeling the steadily increasing effects of climate change – from record wildfires, to severe droughts and floods, to the job impacts of beetle-killed forests,” said George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.
Farmers’ Institutes are rural organizations that are incorporated or continued under the Farmers and Womens Institutes Act RSBC 1996, Chapter 133. They have a long history in British Columbia with some Institutes in existence since the late 1800s. They are cross-commodity in nature and are concerned with most aspects of the farming industry and society from a community agriculture perspective.