Supporting Our Region's Producers

Technical Services

The Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors are able to assist producers with technical services and resources, including:

 

Pest Management
  • Identification 

  • Diagnostics, and management recommendations
     

Water Management
  • Irrigation planning

  • Riparian and wetland management
     

Soil Management
  • Soil test interpretation

  • How to collect a soil sample

  • Support with cover cropping, compost, mulching, and other soil building

Land Access
  • Maps and information on soils, water, and climate

  • Assessments of land capability for agriculture

  • Assistance with lease agreements and other forms of tenure
     

Pasture and Weed Management
  • Invasive weed identification and control

  • Grazing management for pasture health and productivity

  • Forage management
     

Climate Change Adaptation
  • Crop selection

  • Contingency planning
     

Farm Management
  • Efficient processes 

  • Employees and volunteers

  • Finding markets and structuring the business

Interested? Have questions? Please contact us so we can assist you.