Cowichan Exhibition Park, Duncan BC

This PD Event is open to: ALL Registrants of BCIA

The Islands Agriculture Show is a two-day conference and trade show for horticultural and livestock producers of all sizes on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Held in conjunction with an agricultural trade show, the conference features sessions on crop production, livestock production, business planning, water management, and climate adaptation.

The Islands Agriculture Show is delivered in partnership between the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture and Food together with the Islands Agriculture Show Society. Funding for the conference sessions is provided in part by the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.

The 2024 conference will include sessions on the following topics:

  • On-farm Meat Processing and Regulations
  • Enterprise Budgeting & Economic Tracking
  • Nitrogen and Phosphorus Management on Vancouver Island
  • Scaling Up Poultry Production
  • Building Healthy Soils
  • Irrigation System Monitoring & Maintenance
  • Hedgerow Design for Pollinators and Pest Control

Presentations will be recorded and available to registered attendees following the conference.

Register HERE

Interested to volunteer at the agriculture show trade show? BCIA will have a booth and we are looking for volunteers to meet and greet people at the BCIA booth! A great opportunity for articling registrants! If interested, contact Ryan O'Grady, BCIA Registrar, at

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