agriculture

Climate change-caused droughts take toll on global crops

Drought and extreme heat slashed global cereal harvests between 1964 and 2007 – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in North America, Europe and Australasia, according to a new...

Support for agriculture growth focus of duelling reports by B.C. and Opposition

British Columbia announced a growth plan for a $15-billion agriculture and seafood industry Wednesday, but NDP slams government's lack of support for farmers.

Wheat Board privatized with majority sale to Saudi-owned company

WINNIPEG — The federal government is privatizing the Canadian Wheat Board with a sale to a Saudi-owned company. G3 Global Grain Group will get 50.1 per cent of the company in exchange for an...

Circle Farm Tour Abbotsford: ethical meat at Lepp Farm Market

Lepp Farm Market provides affordable, and extremely fresh goods for locals, and out-of-towners.

Circle Farm Tour Abbotsford: local eating at the Taves Family Farm

Eat local, discover new suppliers, and support your local economy and enjoy farm fresh harvests close to home.

Let Them Eat Cake? Feeding 9 Billion People

What changes will need to be made to agricultural practices in order to double food production for predicted population growth this century?

PHOTOS: From Farms to Forks 3

Photos from From Farms to Forks 3 at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts

What's your beef?

The recent beef scare has given British Columbia residents a lot to chew on.

Farm life stories appeal to urban, rural, liberal, conservative

Stories about farm life, family and community on Salt Spring Island are a poignant and funny read, even for those with no interest or experience in agriculture.