Publications

2012

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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

Sep 1, 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...
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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...
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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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2009

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Download the Fall 2009 issue of Union Farmer Quarterly (10MB)  
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2008

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Jun 8, 2008
Seeds of Change: Farmers, Biotechnology, and the New Face of Agriculture This documentary film is a seventy-minute documentary film made by University of Manitoba (U of M) professor Stéphane McLachlan, U of M PhD student Ian Mauro, and independent videographer Jim Sanders, is a balanced yet hard-...
May 30, 2008
Elmer Laird (1924 - 2010), a founding member of the National Farmers Union, was inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2008. He established the first certified organic research farm in Canada, and wrote about organic food production for over twenty years. The Saskatchewan...

2007

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Jun 21, 2007
June 21, 20/07   Two pieces of economic news this past week bode poorly for farmers, and both of them relate to factors far beyond their control. One is the continuing rise of the Canadian dollar against its American counterpart. The dollar neared 92 cents American, a level not seen since 1977...