Agriculture

Agriculture in the Bulkley-Nechako is predominantly ranching and forage country.  Most agricultural activity is located in the west (Bulkley Valley) and east of the region (Nechako Valley) where land, business, and organizations support diverse agriculture activities.  The region supports three abattoir facilities, well established farmers’ markets, and strong local support of the agriculture sector.  The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako offers a world of opportunity in the agriculture sector.

CONNECTING CONSUMERS AND PRODUCERS BROCHURE

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This brochure provides information for consumer about how to connect with local producers.  In addition the brochure features sections on preserving food, Farmer’s Market Directory, and activity pages for kids.

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Agriculture

Agriculture in the Bulkley-Nechako is predominantly ranching and forage country.  Most agricultural activity is located in the west (Bulkley Valley) and

Agricultural Commodities

FIELD CROPS Forage Crop Trial Information: BC Forage Council Hwy 16 Forage Trials  Peace River Forage Association of BC Grain

Climate Data

<p>The climate in the region is favorable to forage production, including alfalfa and grass hay.&nbsp; In the eastern end of

RDBN Agriculture Plan

In 2012 the RDBN Board of Directors initiated the development of an agricultural plan to ensure that the RDBN is

Agriculture Land Use Inventory

The Agricultural Land Use Inventory (ALUI) consists of two ALUI reports (one for each electoral area) and ten maps (five

Agricultural Land

Agricultural land prices in the RDBN have remained relatively stable, and are lower than many other areas of the province.

Soil Capability

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Canada Land Inventory Agriculture Soil Capability Mapping:Click here Soils of the Nechako and Francois Lake Area:

Agricultural Resources

Farmers’ Institutes Smithers Farmers' Institute Tatalrose Farmers' Institute {slider Livestock/Cattleman’s Associations|closed} Cluculz Lake Livestock Association Fort Fraser Livestock Association Punchaw

Farmers’ Markets

Bulkley Valley Farmers’ Market Outdoor Season: Smithers Central Park: Every Saturday May – September 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Located near
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