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…

Extending the greenhouse growing season in the Cariboo

These resources summarize the results of a 10-month applied research project that demonstrated and evaluated the use of minidomes and supplemental LED lighting in greenhouses. Trials were…

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…

Powdery mildew in cucurbits: IPM guide

Powdery mildew is a widespread fungal disease in cucurbits. Infections can cause early defoliation and premature fruit ripening, affecting fruit set, size, quality and storability. The common…

Assessing future water supply and demand in Delta

This report assesses current and future agricultural water demand and supply in Delta. It evaluates potential improvements to agricultural water supply infrastructure and provides recommendations on next…

Applied agricultural research in the Cariboo

These resources provide an overview of the process to create an agricultural research organization for the Cariboo region. The 2017 project report and summary describe the context…

Risk and opportunity assessment series

The 2012 baseline report summarizes potential impacts of climate change for BC agriculture sector. It identifies risk and opportunities associated with those impacts. Key actions for building…

Using high-tunnel structures to improve food crop production in Revelstoke

These resources detail the process and findings from an applied research project studying the use of high-tunnel greenhouses in Revelstoke. The 2.5-year project evaluated: The ability of…