PRESIDENT'S SPECIAL REPORT to Registrants on Practice Areas and Reserved Practice

As many of you know reserved practice (“Practice Rights”) will come into force for our profession on September 1st of this year, close to one week from today. A primary foundation of those rights are definitions of agrology practice areas which are clear, accountable, and enforceable. This has been done in a document entitled “Practice Areas - A Summary for BCIA Registrants and Applicants.”

2022 BCIA Scholarships: Applications Welcome!

Applications for the 2022 BCIA Scholarships are being accepted until Monday, October 31, 2022, at 11:59 PM.

To support future agrologists to achieve their career in agrology, the BC Institute of Agrologists annually awards up to $1500 in scholarships in each of two categories: graduate and undergraduate, respectively. 

Do you know a student attending a post-secondary agrology-related program? 

2022 Scholarship Eligibility Criteria 

Scholarship applicants must meet the following qualifications:

Notice of 2022 BCIA AGM

75 years ago on June 1, 1947 under the Agrologists Act, BCIA’s Bylaws came into effect. As it is today, the role of the Institute is to protect the public interest by governing the professional conduct of its membership and protecting the province's natural resources. Register for the 75th AGM to learn how BCIA is still doing this today. 


IAF is Delivering a new Program: BC Climate Agri-Solutions Fund (BCCAF), and is looking for Agrologists!

IAF is Delivering a new Program: BC Climate Agri-Solutions Fund (BCCAF), and is looking for Agrologists!

BCCAF provides funding to help farmers tackle climate change by adopting beneficial managing practices (BMPs) in three specific areas: Nitrogen Management, Cover Cropping and Rotational Grazing. BCCAF is funded by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada through the On-Farm Climate Action Fund.

Applications will be accepted by IAF in June and September of 2022 and 2023.

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