The Perennial Row Crop group is aiming to co-develop and drive adoption of key BMPs identified through consultation with growers.

BC grows a wide variety of fruit, including tree fruits, berry crops, grapes, and nuts. The tree fruit industry in BC has about 400 commercial growers who farm approximately 15,000 acres of various tree fruits. BC produces many varieties of berries for both local consumption and export, providing a valuable contribution to the BC economy. The grape industry in BC is composed of over 900 vineyards. Much of the production is in the Thompson-Okanagan, followed by Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Kootenay region.


Grapes, Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples, Cherries, Hazelnuts and more.

Who is Involved?

BC Blueberry Council
BC Cherry Association
BC Fruit Growers’ Association
BC Wine Grape Council
Raspberry Industry Development Council

What Practices are Being Developed & Researched?

Inter-row cover crops
Improved irrigation and fertilizer management