Need Help Completing Your Existing Use Groundwater Licensing Application by Deadline of March 1, 2022

  The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries is offering free in-person workshops to help agricultural producers with online applications for existing groundwater use licences. If you have been using groundwater for non-domestic purposes, such as irrigation, commercial (including livestock watering) or industrial use, before March 1, 2016, you have less than 2 months remaining … Read More >

Asian Giant Hornet Found in Abbotsford

Abbotsford-area beekeepers and residents are being asked to report if they see any Asian giant hornets (Vespa mandarinia), following the discovery of one hornet in the 7000 block of Bradner Road on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Though Asian giant hornet activity declines rapidly as colder temperatures arrive, people are encouraged to report possible findings. This … Read More >

2021 Annual Horticultural Growers’ Short Course

The Lower Mainland Horticultural Improvement Association (LMHIA) is hosting the Annual Horticultural Growers’ Short Course in January 28-30 virtually on Zoom this year. Topics include berries, mushrooms, water, agro-forestry, vegetables, dairy, floriculture, hazelnuts, greenhouse, organics, hops, cannabis, and more. Please refer to the link for details of the schedule and registration. … Read More >