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BC apple growers vote on research, promotion levy

December 16, 2013  By Kelowna Capital News

December 16, 2013, Kelowna, BC – Orchardists around the Okanagan will be receiving information in the mail this week encouraging them to vote on a proposal for an apple commission that would fund industry research and promotion from a levy on all apple production.

The B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association proposal for an Apple Research and Promotion Agency (ARPA) requires that 40 per cent of growers vote and than 60 per cent of those vote in favour of the initiative, explained manager Glen Lucas. READ MORE


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