Carbon Tax Exemption on Coloured Fuel for Farmers
Carbon Tax Exemption on Coloured Fuel for Farmers
February 04, 2014

 

 

Effective January 1, 2014, farmers may purchase coloured gasoline and coloured diesel for authorized uses exempt from carbon tax (currently only exempt from motor fuel tax).  This exemption from carbon tax applies only to gasoline and diesel coloured in accordance with the  Motor Fuel Tax Act. It does not apply to other categories of light fuel oil (including coloured heating oil) or to other fuels, such as propane.

Click on the Notice from the Ministry of Finance for additional information.

 

 

 

 

Manure Spreading Advisory - South Costal Region Nov 4, 2013
Manure Spreading Advisory - South Costal Region Nov 4, 2013
November 04, 2013

The BC Ministry of Agriculture issued a new manure spreading advisory November 4.  More information can be found at this link.  http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/resmgmt/NutrientMgmt/index.htm

The BC Ministry of Agriculture issued a new manure spreading advisory November 4.  More information can be found at this link.  http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/resmgmt/NutrientMgmt/index.htm

PST Update Bulletin (101) - Farmers
PST Update Bulletin (101) - Farmers
November 01, 2013

PST Bulletin from the BC Ministry of Finance that  provides information to help farmers understand how the provincial sales tax (PST) applies to their businesses.

 

PST Bulletin from the BC Ministry of Finance that  provides information to help farmers understand how the provincial sales tax (PST) applies to their businesses.

 

BC Dairy Quota Policy and Governance Consultation
BC Dairy Quota Policy and Governance Consultation
September 12, 2013

Please click on the link below for more information on the BC Dairy Quota Policay and Governance Consultation, running until the end of October.

http://bcmilkmarketing.worldsecuresystems.com/governance/quota-policy-and-governance-consultation 

Please click on the link below for more information on the BC Dairy Quota Policay and Governance Consultation, running until the end of October.

http://bcmilkmarketing.worldsecuresystems.com/governance/quota-policy-and-governance-consultation 

Climate Adaptation Strategy strengthens resilience Agriculture for the future
Climate Adaptation Strategy strengthens resilience Agriculture for the future
September 09, 2013

With participation from local partners, the B.C.

With participation from local partners, the B.C. Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative has developed a series of strategies to increase the resilience of the agriculture sector in the Delta, Peace River, and the Cowichan Valley regions to a changing climate. Please click on the appopriate region to read their strategy.

“The high priority topics, strategies and actions identified in these adaptation strategies will be very important for the long term sustainability of our sector in these regions”, concludes Rhonda Driediger, Chair of the BC Agriculture Council.  “BCAC would like to see implementation of the identified actions and similar studies completed for all agricultural areas in B.C.” 

 

Manure Spreading Advisory Sept 3 2013
Manure Spreading Advisory Sept 3 2013
September 05, 2013

Please click here to read more on the Manure Spreading Advisory for September 3, 2013.

Please click here to read more on the Manure Spreading Advisory for September 3, 2013.