I N T H I S I S S U E Winter 2016-17
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On The Cover Success of start of seaborne shipment of blueberries was
tempered by lower than anticipated volume from growers and increasing foreign competition. See page 4. — B.C. Ministry of Agriculture photo
11 TRAINING HIGH-TECH HELP
UFV diploma program uses agriculture as a natural fit to train student technicians.
A BANNER YEAR, BUT...
Global glut overshadows the fact that B.C. producers are recording a huge cranberry harvest.
ENERGIZED FOR NEW ROLE
Delta grower Nancy Chong is ready for the opportunities and challenges as she takes blueberry council helm.
AN APP FOR THE FIELD
Program for mobile devices helps blueberry growers deal with pests and diseases.
British Columbia Berry Grower • Winter 2016-17
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