Alex McCuaig, The Western Producer

B.C. crop yields up in the air amid drought

Scattered rainfall has helped some producers in the province’s Peace Country but have made yield projections difficult

Avian flu risk continues despite lull, researchers warn

Poultry farms in Western Canada saw few cases of the disease this spring, but the reasons continue to remain unclear It was a quiet spring for avian influenza outbreaks at commercial poultry...

B.C. boosts funds for weather extremes

Protection of farms and ranches against flooding will also be an integral part of latest program

China’s ban on Canadian beef remains

It’s been more than a year since China imposed a ban on Canadian beef imports following a case of atypical BSE in a central Alberta cow and there are no signs as to when it might be lifted. Unlike...