Dairy Farming

DAIRY FARMING is one of the largest components of the AGRICULTURE industry in BC, employing about 11,000 people and contributing more than $1 billion to the provincial ECONOMY, including more than $390 million annually in farm gate receipts. There are 667 producers in the province, concentrated in the lower FRASER VALLEY, on southern VANCOUVER ISLAND and in the northern OKANAGAN VALLEY–Shuswap where winters are mild and there is plentiful pasture land. Smaller concentrations of herds are...

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