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BCFGA pleased with promised program changes


January 21, 2013
By Penticton Western News

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January 21, 2013, Penticton, BC – B.C. Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick has committed to a pair of key changes to his government’s fruit tree replant program to help ease growers’ transitions to higher-value crops.

During his address Jan. 19 in Penticton at the annual meeting of the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association, Letnick announced he will remove the like-to-like requirement on producers that compels them to replant orchards with the same type of fruit. READ MORE

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