Today British Columbia’s Small-Scale Meat Producers Association (SSMPA) and LiteFarm announced a partnership to design and build a digital livestock management module addressing the challenges specific to small-scale meat production in Canada and around the world. Together, the groups will
About 2 weeks ago a member of the National Farmer's Union Livestock Committee brought forward a tax issue regarding the Underused Housing Tax that may be causing concern for SSMPA members as well. There are accounting firms interpreting the new
Merritt, BC – There is an insurance crisis in the small-scale farm industry in BC. Access to insurance was listed as one of the top challenges for producers in the Small-Scale Meat Producers Industry Survey Report, published in 2022, which
The licensing of groundwater in British Columbia for non-domestic purposes, including the watering of livestock and irrigation, has been a requirement since February 29, 2016. Existing users of water before that date were given until March 1, 2022 to apply for a water licence.
Join us at the Mid-Island Farmer Institute's "Farmer Connect" event February 25/26th. Julia will be presenting and facilitating a panel discussion for small-scale meat producers on Saturday at 1:00. More details below. Then head on over to Gladstone Brewing for