Publications Publications

2017

Jun 16, 2017
Download PDF Version   Contents:   Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President - Revisiting NAFTA Message from the Women's President Message from the NFU Youth Regional Reports Cultivating a Culture of Curiosity: Farmer-led Research in Ontario - by Sarah...
Jun 14, 2017
Download PDF Version Contents: NAFTA renegotiation provides opening for renewed US attack on Canadian wheat grading framework - by Cathy Holtslander, NFU Director of Research and Policy What do NFU members want to see in Canada’s first National Food Policy? Frequently Asked Questions about...
Jun 12, 2017
Download PDF version Contents: Cross border connections – farmers working together for better dairy policy - by Cathy Holtslander, NFU Director of Research and Policy Proposed Safe Food for Canadians regulations at odds with food policy mandate - by Cathy Holtslander, NFU Director of...
Mar 17, 2017
Download PDF Version   Contents:   Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President - Challenges in a Post-Truth Era Message from the Women's President Message from the NFU Youth Regional Reports North American Region Meeting of La Via Campesina—...
Mar 17, 2017
Download PDF Version   Contents: The Case for a Carbon Tax —an (intentionally provocative) editorial by Darrin Qualman Neonicotinoids under review: PMRA proposes phase‐out of imidacloprid and launches review of clothianidin or thiamethoxam The Public Trust PR Campaign: Agribusiness...
Jan 23, 2017
Download PDF Version   Contents:   Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President Message from the Women's President Message from the NFU Youth   The Climate Crisis — A defining issue for the next 50 years? Balancing Power in the Public Interest...
Jan 23, 2017
PDF Version   Contents: NFU on Parliament Hill Next Agricultural Policy Framework — presentation by Stewart Wells Next Agricultural Policy Framework — presentation by Ted Wiggans and Amanda Wildeman Study on the acquisition of farmland in Canada and its potential impact on the...

2016

Nov 18, 2016
PDF Version Contents: An Evening with David Suzuki, by Dana Penrice, NFU Youth Vice President An Introduction to Carbon Pricing, by Cathy Holtslander, NFU Director of Research and Policy A system that leaves small producers at the mercy of buyers, by Amanda Wildeman, Executive Director, NFU‐NB...
Sep 24, 2016
PDF Version Contents: NFU argues against Health Canada’s proposal to allow ground beef irradiation NFU provides input to Agriculture Ministers Meeting on the next Agriculture Policy Framework NFU Submission to the Canadian Grain Commission regarding its proposal to license producer railway...
Sep 23, 2016
Download PDF Version   Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President Message from the Women's President Message from the NFU Youth Regional Reports   Migrant Farm Workers in Canada: 50 Years Later - by Josie Baker, IPC Coordinator Energy East - What are the...
Jun 24, 2016
Download PDF   Contents:   Memories of Roy Atkinson   Message from the President Message from the Women's President Message from the NFU Youth President Regional Reports    Meet your NFU elected representatives: Board member Reg Phelan Women's Advisory Katie...
Jun 23, 2016
Download PDF Contents: Canada Transportation Act Review Totally Fails Farmers Landgrabbing takes a new twist with Surface Capital Canada Pension Plan Investment Board buys 40% of Glencore Agri            
Apr 2, 2016
PDF Version Contents: Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President Message from the Women's President Message from the NFU Youth President Regional Reports Meet your new Board members Convention Panel Reports: Soil Health is Key – Lessening farmers'...
Apr 1, 2016
PDF version Contents: Rebuilding Canada’s agricultural institutions in the public interest for sustainable, prosperous family farms: NFU Submission to Federal Pre‐Budget Consultation, February 2016 Atrazine Review ̶ NFU calls for precautionary approach Strengthening Supply Management:...
Mar 7, 2016
PDF version Contents: TPP signed, consultations underway Canada’s incredible shrinking railway system                          
Feb 8, 2016
PDF Version Contents: Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President Message from the Women's President Message from the NFU Youth President Meet your VPs (Vice President bios) Convention Panel Reports: The Policy-Soil Interface: – from the plant to the planet...

2015

Nov 20, 2015
PDF Version Contents: Soil: Our Common Ground - 2015 Convention program highlights TPP tips power balance in corporations’ favour Soil health: farming to feed microbes - by Sarah Hargreaves A statistical snapshot of Canada’s agriculture economy Seed saving under the amended Plant...
Sep 23, 2015
PDF version Contents: TPP attack on Supply Management: a beggar thy neighbour strategy The Economy without the CWB Agriculture Concerns for Election 2015
Sep 22, 2015
PDF Version Contents: Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President Message from the Women's President Message from the NFU Youth Regional Reports Articles: UPDATE: from the Strategic Planning Committee — by Coral Sproule, NFU Women's President Farmland for...
Jul 28, 2015
PDF version Contents: Fitting Grain Sector Puzzle Pieces Together NFU support for Feed Mill Licensing – only without Bill C-48 CWB Comparison Chart CGC consultation on “modernizing” the wheat class system Manitoba seeking Risk Management Tools for Climate Change Impacts LNG,...