Publications Publications

2015

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,...
Jul 6, 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: NFU Youth travel to Parliament Hill to meet with Opposition MPs Eat - Think - Vote! Food Secure Canada's...
Apr 20, 2015
PDF version Contents: GLYPHOSATE: Frequently Asked Questions - A National Farmers Union Fact Sheet Recognizing the Inherent Rights of Farmers to Save Seed and putting the Interest of Canada’s Food and Farmersahead of Corporate Interests - Election Messages and Questions for Candidates from...
Apr 20, 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 NFU-NB applauds Local Food Security Bill/L’UNF-NB applaudit la Loi sur la sécurité alimentaire Losing Our Grip...
Mar 24, 2015
PDF Version   Contents: Message from the Editor Message from the President Message from the Women's President: Membership - the Roots of Organization Message from the NFU Youth   Reports from 45th Annual Convention Presentations: Refining an NFU brand for the 21st century Canada at a...

2014

Nov 25, 2014
PDF version Contents: NFU Presentation on Bill C-18 before the House of Commons Agriculture Committee, October 9, 2014 Six Points about CETA CWB to sell itself, in secret and not necessarily to the highest bidder Bill C-18 Petition Campaign Update – October 2014      ...
Nov 18, 2014
PDF Version Contents: Message from the Editor Message from the President Message from the Women's President: Membership - the Roots of Organization Message from the NFU Youth Regional Reports PEI Land Use Policy, Legislation and Regulation Preparing for Success: NFU Brand Development Project -...
Oct 22, 2014
Read full brief (PDF) The NFU and other Prince Edward Island organizations presented this brief to MP Megan Leslie. Introduction It is with great concern to the organizations submitting this brief that in this year of celebration of the nation’s founding, provincial and national autonomy may...
Oct 10, 2014
PDF Version Contents: Using Farm Debt to Spin Farmers’ Canola into Investors’ Gold Fairness sidelined in new rail regulations Why the Revenue Cap must be kept in place Bill C-18 would expand the neonicotinoid market Partners in Wheat Biotechnology?          
Oct 2, 2014
October 2014: We are often told that we need genetically modified (GM) crops to feed a growing population and reduce hunger around the world. Although compelling, this claim is false, and ignores the many negative impacts of the technology. CBAN's report examines experiences with GM crops...
Jun 15, 2014
PDF Version Contents: NEW: Save Our Seeds Video Series Grassroots campaign keeps GM alfalfa at bay for the time being Climate Change Requires Top Priority Policy Response Closure of Cereal Research Centre part of Federal UPOV ‘91 Agenda
Jun 13, 2014
PDF Version   Contents:   Message from the Editor: How familiar does this story sound? Message from the President: Debt and Land Tenure Message from the Women's President:What's In Our Name? Message from the NFU Youth: Youth Retreat- Nanoose   Regional Reports  ...
Mar 24, 2014
Download the PDF version Contents: Message from the Editor Message from the President: Our Role in Rebuilding a Broken Democracy Message from the Women's President: NFU – Long-time Champion of Sustainability Message from the NFU Youth Regional Reports Feeding our Struggles: Stories and...
Mar 7, 2014
Download the PDF version This is a special edition of the Union Farmer Newsletter – a printed toolkit to support our campaign: A Seed Act for Farmers, Not Corporations – Stop Bill C-18 Contents: Bill C-18, The Agriculture Growth Act - Growth for who? - Op Ed by Jan Slomp Organize a...
Feb 13, 2014
A National Farmers Union webinar, offered in collaboration with Food Secure Canada to learn about the new omnibus bill, Bill C-18, the Agriculture Growth Act, and the National Farmers Union's proposals for a Farmers Seed Act was held onThursday, February 13th. The National Farmers Union (NFU)...
Jan 27, 2014
CORRECTIONS to Resolutions "Variety Registration for Roundup Ready Alfalfa" THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NFU contact CFIA and the federal Minister of Agriculture to ask them to cancel registration and halt any further registration of all genetically modified alfalfa...
Jan 16, 2014
Bill C-18, the “Agricultural Growth Act” omnibus bill, amending several federal agricultural laws, was introduced in Parliament on December 9, 2013. If passed, it will give multi-national agri-business much more money, power and control while increasing farmers’ costs and reducing...

2013

Oct 28, 2013
Download PDF version Contents: Serving Two Masters: Implications of Seed Field Crop Inspection Privatization Agroecology: Production with food sovereignty in mind (please note - Agroecology webcast has been rescheduled to 12 - 2 PM ET. A recording of the webcast will be available immediately...