Land Use - Agriculture

Agricultural producers can apply to use Crown land for the cultivation and production of crops, and hay cutting and grazing.

Grazing

Grazing leases are a 20-year tenure issued under the Land Act. They are administered and renewed by provincial and district range staff. Applications for new grazing leases are not available. An existing grazing lease can be applied for upon its expiry only by the existing lessee.

Extensive Agriculture

Extensive agriculture, sometimes called large agriculture, provides farmers with access to land in British Columbia for the cultivation and production of crops.

Intensive Agriculture

Intensive agriculture, sometimes called small agriculture, provides access to Crown land in British Columbia for commercial farm production.