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On May 4th, 2021, the NFU submitted a brief critical of GHG offsetting schemes and soil-based offset protocols.  The NFU raised concerns regarding farmer lock-in and liability; the inappropriateness of using offset schemes to fund soil health measures; and the unworkableness of soil-based offsets that require 100 to 200 years of monitoring and reporting. The
Position: Executive Assistant- NB / Adjointe exécutive / Adjoint exécutif  – Nouveau-Brunswick Type: summer job / age 30 & under Organization: National Farmers Union Location: Virtual. Applicants must be in New Brunswick (Canada Summer Jobs) (le français suit) The National Farmers Union is a direct-membership organization made up of Canadian farm families who share common goals. NFU members work together to
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"Changes in the grain handling system since the last major review of the Act have resulted in gaps where CGC lacks the authority to fully safeguard farmers’ interests. The need for a strong regulator has not gone away,” said NFU 2nd VP Stewart Wells. The Act is the solid foundation of our grain economy, our farmers’ livelihoods and our domestic and international customers’ confidence. The NFU is pleased to offer recommendations for making the CGA and the CGC even stronger
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Climate change is arguably the most crucial issue of our time. Agriculture is directly affected by climate change, but is also a major greenhouse gas emitter globally. We need to change our practices to adapt and reduce our emissions.
The NFU promotes fair trade that is based in the principles of Food Sovereignty.
Join the National Farmers Union and strengthen our campaign for Canada to adopt a truly farmer-friendly seed law that balances the interests of the public, farmers and plant breeders in a manner accepted by the Canadian public.
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About The National Farmers Union

The National Farmers Union is a direct-membership voluntary organization made up of Canadian farm families who share common goals. It is the only farm organization incorporated through an Act of Parliament.

NFU members believe that the problems facing farmers are common problems, and that farmers producing diverse products must work together to advance effective solutions. The NFU works toward the development of economic and social policies that will maintain the family farm as the primary food-producing unit in Canada.

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