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EVENT RECAP: Wildwood Farm Land Social – Dawson Creek, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on September 10, 2021

Wildwood Farm located just outside of Pouce Coupe has been Tim and Linda’s home for nearly 50 years! Draft horses are used in farm work where ever possible from garden and field tillage to milling their own grain. Beef cattle, milk cows, hogs, and laying hens are all raised here and make this farm so special. They are planning the next steps for the farm with developing a non-family farm transition and succession plan. Welcoming 18 attendees to join 6 hosts on Saturday September 4, we were so fortunate to tour the farm, develop new connections and network, learn about … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Wildwood Farm Land Social – Dawson Creek, BC

EVENT RECAP: Kersley Farmers Institute Farm Tours – North Cariboo, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on September 03, 2021

On Wednesday August 25, the Kersley Farmers Institute welcomed 44 people to enjoy a day full of farm tours at three host farms, Dunlevy Ranch, Rocky Point Ranch, and North Star Farm House. Over the course of the day, we saw diverse farming ventures and agribusinesses, networked, and shared ideas about farming in the North Cariboo. The farm tours and discussions focused on the value of diversification in agriculture and different ways to diversify a farm. With all the weather and market challenges any one farm can face, incorporating other avenues of income for a farm and diversifying your products, … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Kersley Farmers Institute Farm Tours – North Cariboo, BC

Event Recap: Garrett Ranch Field Tour – Vanderhoof, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on August 24, 2021

With extreme annual weather changes in the province of BC, farmers and ranchers are looking for ways to grow feed for cattle in diverse ways and trying to adapt to the ever challenging weather conditions. Forage winter kill, high levels of pest pressure, above seasonal summer temperatures, drought – it seems as though we are constantly faced with one extreme or another. Garrett Ranch in Vanderhoof recognizes these challenges and is looking to change the way they feed cattle. Extending summer grazing, introducing alternative crops, integrating other ways of winter feeding, and practicing regenerative agriculture are just a few examples … Continue reading Event Recap: Garrett Ranch Field Tour – Vanderhoof, BC