Emergency Information Update from AgriServiceBC: Nov. 18, 2021
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AgriService Flood Information

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries urges all livestock producers directly impacted by the B.C. floods to contact their local Industry Association to provide information about their situation to support with livestock related response needs.  For agriculture producers that are not a member of one of the below industry associations, please contact the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries AgriService BC emergency response line at 1-888-221-7141.

For agricultural producers that need emergency support for personal safety outside of agricultural production needs, please contact your local Emergency Operations Center.

Fraser Valley Local Government EOCs

Abbotsford 604-864-5688
Fraser Valley Regional District (Chilliwack) 604-845-8873
District of Kent  604-796-2235

Interior Local Government EOCs

Merritt  250-378-8633
Thompson Nicola Regional District  1-866-377-7188
Princeton 250-295-7511
Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen 250-490-4225
Nooaitch Indian Band 250-378-6141
Lower Similkameen Indian Band  250-499-5528

Industry Association Contact

BC Dairy – 604-294-3775
BC Egg - 604-556-3348
BC Chicken - 604.859.2868
BC Hatching Egg - 604-850-1854
BC Turkey - 604-534-5644
BC Pork – 604-287-4647
BC Cattlemen’s – 250-573-3611
BC Horse Council (Kelly Coughlin) 604-992-1910
BC Abattoir Association – 250-558-6855
BC Agriculture Council has useful flood resources and contacts on their website: www.bcac.ca
AgriService phone line 1-888-221-7141 is available to producers impacted by flooding that need additional support, in particular those producers not serviced by the above contacts.
The Ministry’s priority is supporting those directly impacted and routine calls to AgriService may have delayed response times.  
 Want to see more webinars to support that could support your business? Visit our AgriService B.C. Past Webinars library to view other recorded webinars.
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