Farm water fix video series (irrigation)

These 12 videos from 2020 and 2021 follow irrigation designers Andrew Bennett and Bruce Naka around farms in the Kootenay and Boundary regions of British Columbia, Canada….

Communicating through wildfire: Improving outcomes for agriculture & local governments

As the climate changes, wildfires in BC are becoming larger and more severe. The wildfire season is starting sooner and ending later. This means everyone needs to…

Delta greenhouse water supply: risks & options

Concerns regarding future water supply and impacts of climate change on agricultural water sources for Delta‚Äôs greenhouse sector were initially identified in the Delta Adaptation Strategies planning…

Use mulches to reduce water use with on-farm research

This fillable template introduces the value using mulches to reduce water use and adapt to hotter and drier conditions and walks through the steps to carry out…

Improve water infiltration, soil health with on-farm research

This fillable template introduces the value of adequate water infiltration for crop production and walks through the steps to carry out a research trial. It provides tips…

Test new crops with on-farm research

This fillable template introduces the value of testing new crops to adapt to climate change and walks through the steps to carry out a research trial. It…

Yellow rust: IPM guide

Yellow rust is a fungal disease that is a pest in raspberry crops. It can infect any growing part of a raspberry plant, although it is most…

Tuber flea beetle: IPM guide

Tuber flea beetles (TFBs) are small black beetles that feed on Solanaceous plants, including potatoes. The most significant damage is done by the larvae, which feed directly…

Two-spotted spider mites in greenhouse cucumbers: IPM guide

Two-spotted spider mites (TSSM; Tetranychus urticae Koch) can cause damage on a range of crops, including cucurbits, strawberries, eggplants and tomatoes. They are often an issue in…

Two-spotted spider mites in berry crops: IPM guide

This resource was developed as part of a 12-guide series for small-scale vegetable and berry farmers in the Fraser Valley and Lillooet-Pemberton areas. Growers in other regions…