February 6, 2023

Nutrition education at BC Dairy goes online!

BC Dairy is excited to announce the launch of our new online, self-paced food and nutrition workshops for teachers across BC.  Food Explorers, our kindergarten to grade 1 in-school program, and Food for Us, our grade 2-3 program, are the first programs to launch.  In less than an hour, workshops feature program links to BC’s […]

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November 22, 2022

BC Dairy and the Dairy Industry Development Council confirm new Board of Directors.

BC Dairy and DIDC would like to announce their new Board of Directors. Representing the Mainland Milk Producers Association: • Holger Schwichtenberg • Casey Pruim • Mark Van Klei Representing the Southern Region, including Kamloops Okanagan Dairy Association and Kootenays Dairy Association: • John DeDood • Henry Bremer Representing Vancouver Island Milk Producers Organization: • […]

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September 29, 2022

Western Milk Pool Transformation Approved

Five western dairy organizations green light next step for transformation of the Western Milk Pool. The Western Milk Pool (WMP) is pleased to announce that all five western provincial Boards have unanimously agreed to support a new modernized governance model for working together. BC Milk, BC Dairy, Alberta Milk, SaskMilk, and Dairy Farmers of Manitoba […]

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August 22, 2022

Abbotsford family honoured for more than 100 years of farming.

The Donaldson family of Bradner Farms in Abbotsford has received a Century Farm Award from the provincial government. The award honours farms, ranches and agricultural organizations that have been active for 100 years or longer, as well as those whose farms and ranches have been in families for 100 years or more.

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July 18, 2022

BC dairy farmers donate $50,000 to Food Banks BC

Burnaby, BC, July 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BC Dairy is donating $50,000 to Food Banks BC in partnership with 31 local restaurants serving meals featuring local dairy products. The donation will be distributed to food banks across the province. With its Eat good, do good campaign, between May 9 and June 19 BC Dairy partnered with […]

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June 1, 2022

Dairy tops economic impact. (Country Life in BC)

BC Dairy Association members were in Victoria this week for meetings with government representatives, with ice cream distributed to the public at the legislature on Tuesday. But dairy is also the most valuable agribusiness in Abbotsford, according to a report released last week by the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce.

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May 25, 2022

Western Milk Pool to engage Lactanet for proAction validation services.

Burnaby, BC – May 25, 2022  BC Dairy, Alberta Milk, Sask Milk and Dairy Farmers of Manitoba have collectively engaged Lactanet to provide proAction validation services to all four provinces which combined make up the Western Milk Pool (WMP), effective October 1, 2022. The WMP is committed to working closely with Lactanet to ensure this […]

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