The aim of the initiative is to assist agricultural producers with compensation for extraordinary expenses necessary for recovery, enabling farms and ranches to return to production as quickly as possible. Details at Canada-BC Wildfire Recovery, and read our 2017 Wildfire article for more details.
A free workshop titled Trends & Trade Opportunities in Beef Markets + Communicating for Results: Practical Tools for Success on Your Farm. Get valuable insight into what to expect in beef markets for this year and beyond, including industry structure trends and trade developments. Learn how to position your business to mitigate risk and grow profitability. Click here for more information and to register (free and lunch is provided).
The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the NVRCA will be held at Elks Hall on February 24, 2018. See the AGM Poster.
Trade Show starting at noon
AGM at 1:00 pm
Dinner at 6:00 pm
Speaker 7:00 pm "So you want to date my daughter." - We are very happy to have Bruce Vincent as our AGM speaker this year. Bruce Vincent is a third generation logger from Libby, Montana. During the past 25 years, he has given motivational speeches throughout the United States and the world, has testified on natural resource issues before Congress and has appeared on several news programs such as “60 Minutes”. Read more about Bruce Vincent. We are thankful to 'Growing Forward 2' and 'The Horn Levy Fund' in helping to fund Bruce's attendance at our AGM.
The British Columbia government has made special provisions to help producers suffering income declines in 2017. For more information and for links to the appropriate forms please go to: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/industry/agriculture-seafood/programs/insurance-and-income-protection-programs/bc-enhanced-agristability-program
This risk management tool allows producers to buy price protection insurance for cattle (calf, fed, and feeders). For general information on this tool go to: www.wlpip.ca/
For Cow-Calf producers, the Western Cattle Price Insurance Program for calves is NOW OPEN, (February 1 – May 31, 2017) for price insurance for intended fall 2017 marketing. For more information, go to: www.wlpip.ca/cattle/wcpip-calf or call 1-844-782-5747.