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UFV presents panel on Lessons Learned from Avian Influenza — Oct 24

The Fraser Valley poultry industry is unique in many ways. Most farms are family farms and the concentration of operations in the valley is very high, while urban encroachment is increasing. The local industry has also dealt with several well publicized outbreaks of Avian Flu over the past 12 years. UFV’s Alumni Association is bringing […]

UFV applauds launch of #BCTECH Strategy and continues development of Agri-tech sector

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) welcomes the government of British Columba’s recent announcement of the #BCTECH Strategy and the strategy’s greater emphasis on post-secondary learning in technology sectors. “UFV is very pleased to see the government’s continued effort and foresight in strengthening British Columbia’s diverse knowledge-based economy, including a vibrant technology sector,” said […]

UFV thanks Otter Co-op for supporting agriculture programs

UFV agriculture students and faculty gathered recently to thank Otter Co-op for supporting their Agricultural programs through a $75,000 donation of funds and gifts-in-kind. The funding provided by Otter Co-op helped to build and outfit barn facilities in the UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) on the UFV Chilliwack campus. UFV has named the Otter […]

Anyone with UFV ID invited to Abby Agrifair for free on July 31

Thanks to the incredible market research done by students in David Dobson’s BUS 320 class for the Abbotsford Agrifair, the fair will be hosting a UFV Student Appreciation Evening! At 5 pm on Fri, July 31, anyone with a valid UFV ID card will get into the fair grounds for FREE (parking not included). This […]

Life in Agriburbia panel and exhibition

On Wed, Oct 1, UFV presented Life in Agriburbia, a panel discussion and exhibition on the issues that arise when suburbia and farmland converge. Following that, UFV hosted an opening reception for an exhibit on Life in Agriburbia in the UFV Gallery (Room B136). The exhibit runs at the UFV Gallery from Sept 26 to […]

September 13 is UFV Day at the Chilliwack Corn Maze

The University of the Fraser Valley is highlighting its rural roots and commitment to excellence in an “a-maze-ing” way during its 40th anniversary year. UFV has teamed up with the Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm, and has been named the maze’s charity of choice for 2014. This year’s corn maze design is in the […]