host picture

  |
Bookmark and Share

Promise of Plenty: Panel discussion

Daybreak South looked at the highs and lows and the future of the orchard industry.
To wrap it up we convened a panel to look at what orchardists need to do be successful.
Richard Bullock is a retired orchardist who used to run Kelowna Land and Orchard, which his family founded in 1904.
At the other end of the spectrum, 32-year-old Sukhpahl Bal is much closer to the beginning of his career than the end.
He's a 4th generation orchardist who is taking over the management of his family's orchards here in Kelowna.
And finally, Judie Steeves is a reporter with the Kelowna Capital News, where she has been covering agriculture in the Okanagan for almost two decades.
Daybreak South host Chris Walker began the discussion by asking Richard Bullock about the changes he's seen during his time in the orchard industry.

Download Flash Player to view this content.


Daybreak South host Chris Walker continues the discussion by asking about the recent problems with the B.C Fruit Growers association and the Okanagan Tree Fruit Co-operative.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.