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Test crops and soil Slocan Valley farmers demand

August 2, 2013
Test crops and soil Slocan Valley farmers demand

Farmers and gardeners in the Slocan Valley are calling for immediate testing to determine if the recent fuel spill has contaminated local crops. CBC | British Columbia News

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Blueberry bumper crop expected by B.C. farmers

July 12, 2013
Blueberry bumper crop expected by B.C. farmers

B.C.’s blueberry farmers say the recent warm weather will mean a bumper crop this summer. But as Dan Burrett reports, many farmers are also worried a glut in the market may ultimately drive down prices and profits. CBC | British Columbia News

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Fort Langley firefighters kept busy after hay field burns

July 7, 2013

Every fire hall in Langley Township was called out on Saturday morning as a fire swept through a farmers field off Rawlison Crescent, just east of the village of Fort Langley. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. farmers noticing altered seasons, weather extremes

July 4, 2013
B.C. farmers noticing altered seasons, weather extremes

Climate analysts and scientists at Simon Fraser University say that subtle shifts in annual weather patterns are now compounding, and that we could be headed for a food crisis. CBC | British Columbia News

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Farmers markets flourishing across B.C. as more buyers go local

July 2, 2013

It’s no surprise to Carolyn Morris that farmers’ markets across British Columbia are flourishing like never before. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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