April 17th International Day of Peasant Struggle: The National Farmers Union of Canada Celebrates 30 Years of La Via Campesina
We begin this statement of solidarity and celebration by giving thanks to the people of La Via Campesina for our collective struggle and leadership over the past 30 years. Today
Federal 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan is One Step Toward Ag Emissions Reduction
March 30, 2022 SASKATOON, SK—On Tuesday, the Federal Government released its 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan as part of its commitments under the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act. Stuart Oke, Ontario farmer and Chair
Solidarity with Ukraine—NFU Supports the UN Resolution ES-11/1
The National Farmers Union of Canada (NFU) condemns the invasion of Ukraine, and expresses our deep concern at the potential for expansion of military conflict.  Farmers and workers everywhere bear the
Media Release: NFU Renews Call to Investigate Fertilizer Pricing
(Ottawa) — National Farmers Union President Katie Ward reiterated the organization’s call for an investigation into fertilizer pricing in her February 17 presentation to the House of Commons Agriculture Committee’s
NFU President speaks to Ag Committee on Supply Chain Fragility
(Ottawa) — “Resolving supply chain vulnerabilities requires planning to prioritize resilience and stability instead of putting all our policy eggs in the export maximization basket,” National Farmers Union President, Katie
NFU Welcomes BC Flood Recovery Program
Merritt, BC – Yesterday the federal and provincial governments announced the long-awaited recovery program to help BC farmers and ranchers rebuild after the catastrophic floods in November 2021. The $228
Action Alert – Help for BC ranchers, farmers needed now!
Update – Flood Recovery Program announced February 7. See 2021 Flood Recovery Program for Food Security for details After disastrous floods and fires in 2021 BC ranchers and farmers desperately
Media Release: National Farmers Union Calls for Fertilizer Price Investigation
Rodney, ON – “Fertilizer prices have skyrocketed over the past 6 months, and we want to know why”, said Don Ciparis, President of National Farmers Union—Ontario. “My farm’s fertilizer prices have
Statement on United Nations International Migrants Day
The National Farmers Union (NFU) stands in solidarity with all migrant workers on International Migrants Day. The NFU calls on the Canadian government to extend permanent residency status to all
NFU urges Alberta and Saskatchewan to Allow Farmers Late Enrollment in AgriStability
Laura, SK—Today the National Farmers Union (NFU) wrote to Hon. Nate Horner, Alberta Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development and Hon. Dave Marit, Saskatchewan Minister of Agriculture, urgently