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Supporting Our Region's Producers

BUSINESS

Resource categories:

 

New Farms

A wide array of skills and knowledge are required to start and run a successful farm business. Most experts recommend several seasons' experience on well-managed farm operations before starting a new farm. The resources below can help avoid some of the most common pitfalls and tap into the best opportunities.

Starting a New Farm
BC Ministry of Agriculture
Farm Status (Farm Class)
BC Assessment
  • BC Assessment's Farm Classification reduces the property tax burden on farms. BC assessment provides information on applications, income requirements, leases, and other common farm status questions.

Organizational Support
Young Agrarians
 

Business Planning

KBFA's mandate focuses on technical production issues, but a viable farm requires a solid footing in an economical and financial sound business plan. Currently most farm-business inquiries are handled by the Basin Business Advisors.

Enterprise Budgets
Kwantlen Polytechnic
Ministry of Agriculture
Basin Business Advisors
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Biz. Support thing
Ministry of Agriculture
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Labour & Management

Job Posting Sites
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Employee Subsidy Programs
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