November 26, 2021

WestGen Digs Deep to Donate

Thrust into the middle of the unprecedented floods in BC, WestGen has felt first-hand the devastation, but have also benefitted first-hand from the surrounding farming community’s heroic efforts to assist us in evacuating animals from our barn; and thereafter have been in a position to return that support to other farmers in need.

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November 23, 2021

BC Dairy update—cattle evacuation, milk supply

The BC Dairy Association (BC Dairy) has completed a preliminary assessment of the impacts of flooding on cattle and dairy farms in the Abbotsford and Yarrow area.  At this time, BC Dairy’s preliminary estimate is that of the approximately 23,000 cattle located in the region prior to the floods, about 500 are deceased as a […]

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November 18, 2021

BC dairy farmers coming together to evacuate and house cattle

Dairy community is grateful for overwhelming offers of support and assistance This week’s unprecedented flooding in BC has created severe challenges for dairy farmers, alongside BC’s  entire agriculture community.  It has also once again demonstrated the strength of BC’s farming community.  Currently sixty-two dairy farms in the Fraser Valley are under evacuation order due to […]

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November 12, 2021

BC Dairy supports conditions imposed on Cedar Valley Farms

Industry association pursuing initiatives to strengthen animal care  The BC Dairy Association supports the decision of the BC Milk Marketing Board to place mandatory conditions of license on Cedar Valley Farms following the Board’s finding of multiple violations of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle at this farm.  BC […]

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