IN THIS ISSUE Spring 2018
Published quarterly by OMedia Communications
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13 On The Cover
Beehives are an essential part of agricultural production around the world and in this issue we examine several aspects of pollination in British Columbia, starting on page 5.
— Judie Steeves photo British Columbia Berry Grower • Spring 2018 3
HONEY PRODUCTION DROPS
Dry, smoky summer in the B.C. Interior resulted in fewer flowers producing nectar for bees.
BETTER USES FOR WASTE FRUIT
Some alternatives to composting or trucking it to the landfill.
GOOD FARM MANAGEMENT IS VITAL
Premium product must still be the aim, despite seasonal challenges.
With late budding problems in blueberries as an example, consultant suspects we might have seen the last of ‘normal’ conditions.
regulars UP FRONT
PEST MANAGEMENT FARM SAFETY PRUNINGS
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