Publications Publications

2012

Sep 24, 2012
National Farmers Union - Ontario In Union is Strength 5420 Hwy #6 North R.R. #5 Suite 229 Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2         September 24, 2012   re.AgriRecovery Assessment for Drought in Ontario   The NFU – Ontario sent a survey to members and received responses...
Sep 12, 2012
The Convention Pamphlet for the 43rd Annual National Convention is now available. Download the PDF here.
Sep 7, 2012
Notes for Remarks to Carleton University – September 5, 2012 By Allan R. Gregg “Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities” – Voltaire In his novel 1984, George Orwell paints a portrait of a nightmarish future where rights that we now take for...
Aug 16, 2012
Click here to see the NFU in New Brunswick's August E-Newsletter
Jul 24, 2012
The Ram's Horn is a monthly newsletter with stories and analysis of what is happening in the food system, locally and globally. It is published more or less monthly; subscriptions cover 10 issues, which is generally one year of publications. Briefly (it's only 8 pages) and pointedly,...
Jun 14, 2012
The global food system is in profound crisis. More than a billion people suffer from hunger, and their numbers are rising faster than the global population. Yet more than enough food is produced to feed everybody in the world. At the same time we are heading deeper into a global climate crisis, for...
Jun 14, 2012
This three-part book 'pulls back the curtain on disturbing technological and corporate trends that are already reshaping our world and that will become crucial battlegrounds for civil society in the years ahead.' Vandana Shiva, Founder, Research Foundation for Science, Technology and...
May 29, 2012
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2012 Presidential and Regional Reports Organizing in British Columbia Farmers, the Food Chain and Agriculture Policies in Canada in Relation to the Right to Food Governance, mandates and the Canadian Grain Commission UN Committee Adopts Land Guidelines in Rome An...
May 25, 2012
On 16 May 2012, the Special Rapporteur on the right to food conveyed to the Government of Canada his preliminary reflections on his visit. Later that day, he held a press conference in Ottawa at the National Press Theatre. He opened the press conference with some preliminary remarks on the visit....
May 25, 2012
Submission of the National Farmers Union of Canada to the  Special Rapporteur On The Right To Food, Mr. Olivier De Schutter, Mission to Canada, May 2012* * Note: to view report complete with graphs, please download the PDF version here. The National Farmers Union (NFU) is a voluntary direct-...
Apr 13, 2012
Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2012 Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2012 Presidential and Regional Reports CETA getting tougher on Citizens with each SECRET Draft Interest in local food leads to new on-farm dairies Safe Food – from the viewpoint of farmers United Nations Annual Session in...
Apr 2, 2012
Union Farmer Monthly - April 2012. NFU Farmers tell Australia about Canada’s resistance to GE Wheat UPOV ’91 Plant Breeders Rights regime building blocks are being moved into position Class Action Lawsuit: Fundamental Charter Freedoms versus the “Marketing Freedom Act”...
Jan 15, 2012
  Is Supply Management being groomed for sacrifice on the altar of trade? Grazing Days Farm: Local Grass-Fed Beef in Ottawa Our journey—food, health, culture and community
Jan 1, 2012 File(s) attached
Contents: Convention 2011 Highlights: Food Safety Panel, Land Grabbing in Canada, Indigenous Perspective on Land Issues, Canadian Wheat Board, “Dirt: the Erosion of Civilizations.”  Presentation by Dr. David Montgomery, Land Grabbing in Developing Countries, Points of Order...

2011

Aug 31, 2011
Download the Fall 2011 issue of Union Farmer Quarterly (9MB) Contents: Presidential and Regional Reports, The fight to save the CWB begins, Raising awareness of CETA and its implications for farmers and local food procurement in Ontario Cesium, Soil and Solidarity in Japan CETA – a corporate...
Aug 9, 2011 File(s) attached
Download the Summer 2011 issue of Union Farmer Quarterly (9MB) Contents: Presidential and Regional Reports, Cathy Holtslander joins NFU staff Growing Food Sovereignty in British Columbia Energy Development versus Farmland Japan’s farmers contend with Triple Disaster Midterm Conference of La...
May 31, 2011 File(s) attached
Download the Spring 2011 issue of Union Farmer Quarterly (9MB) Table of Contents: Presidential and Regional Reports What do we know about Enviropig™? CETA must be stopped! NOUMINREN AND SHOKKENREN: A Visit to Japan Growing Forward II may leave farmers and eaters with nothing to eat Are...

2010

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