Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors (KBFA)

  • Partners: Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, Regional District of East Kootenay, Regional District of Central Kootenay, Columbia Basin Trust
  • Location: Kootenay and Boundary Regional District
  • Date: 2019 to present

 The Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors (KBFA) is an agricultural extension program that provides producers with free technical production support and information.

KBFA supports producers to improve agricultural production and efficiency by helping find solutions to farm-specific production issues, coordinating educational events, and connecting producers to information. The services are free to agricultural producers in Kootenay and Boundary region working towards commercial viability. The KBFA region is collectively the regional districts of Kootenay Boundary, Central Kootenay, East Kootenay, and the Columbia Basin Trust region. Since 2019 KES has been the contract holder for the KBFA, which is funded through the regional districts. We oversee administration and finances and provide technical support as general advisors. 

Please visit www.kbfa.ca to learn more about the services offered.