IN THIS ISSUE Summer 2018
Published quarterly by OMedia Communications
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PRINTED IN CANADA 14 On The Cover
Wildlife biologist Sofi Hindmarch is coordinating construction of barn owl boxes to help control voles in berry fields around the Lower Mainland. See page 5.
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WHO CAN TELL YOUR ‘STORY’ BEST?
Farmers are often in the best position to deal with consumer confusion and inaccurate perceptions.
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MINDING YOUR BUSINESS 15 FARM SAFETY PRUNINGS
British Columbia Berry Grower • Summer 2018 3
Each BioPod plant is exposed to a unique micro-climate based on growth cycle requirements to reach its full potential.
HORSETAIL A STUBBORN OPPONENT
Weed scientist suspects use of chemicals is not efficient and that alternative control measures are needed.
FOCUS ON FUNGICIDE RESISTANCE
Crop disease specialist advises growers to understand and vary the formulations they use.
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