The National Farmers Union publishes a quarterly magazine called the Union Farmer Quarterly, and an occasional newsletter called the Union Farmer Newsletter.

We also publish briefs on agriculture policy topics. Winning entries from the NFU’s annual award for young writers in honour of the late Paul Beingessner are also published here. In addition, we have posted some other publications that will be of interest to our members.

The NFU Newsletter

Union Farmer Newsletter: September-October 2018
Union Farmer Newsletter: September-October 2018
Canadians push for Food Sovereignty in National Food Policy Consultation • Agroecology – A concise visual comparison of food and agriculture systems based on industrial logic versus agroecological principles • Health Canada proposes 5-year phase out of neonicotinoids
Union Farmer Newsletter – July 2018
Union Farmer Newsletter – July 2018
NFU calls for better regulation, disclosure of test plot locations and end to open air GM crop testing following Alberta wheat contamination incident • Cereals Canada’s Irresponsible GM Wheat Policy • Who (or what) does Cereals Canada represent? • Agroecology, Livestock and Global Warming: how our institutions make a difference
NFU Newsletter: April 2018
NFU Newsletter: April 2018
Seed Synergy or Seed Sovereignty?, Global agribusiness consolidation, Reconciliation must include rural communities (Max Fineday), An NFU innovation to improve grain handling and transportation for farmers (Terry Boehm), Are Influence Elites setting Canada’s Agriculture Agenda?, and a new award-winning Canadian documentary on GM food.
Union Farmer Newsletter: January 2018
Union Farmer Newsletter: January 2018
OP Ed: Looking a Gift Card in the Mouth: What Loblaws’ price-fixing is signaling about the future for Canadian farmers Op Ed: Renegades Rewarded at Public Expense in Site C Dam Decision Op Ed: OmniTRAX not solely to blame for derailing Port of Churchill More ways to be involved with the !

The Union Farmer Quarterly

Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2018
Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2018
The whole story must be told when it comes to dairy industry's supply management • Experiences and work within the NFU • It is a Global Struggle: A report from the Global Encounter of Agroecology Schools and Processesand Spreading Knowledge on Agroecology • Are we moving towards corporate colonialism? • NFU raises concerns about Eastern Wheat Class Modernization • National Convention Info
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2018
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2018
Messages from the Editorial Advisory Committee, NFU President Coral Sproule, NFU Women's President Katie Ward, NFU Youth President Stuart Oke and Regional Reports.
Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2018
Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2018
Restoring Resilience, Regenerating the Farm • Remembering Andreas Pfenning • Cultivating Communities: Three Experiences from the NFU • Fostering Conversations with New Canadians with an Interest in Farming • Voices from the Field - Terrylynn Brant: Mohawk Mother, Grandmother and Lifelong Farmer • The Beingessner Award for Excellence in Writing - Call for 2018 entries • UN Human Rights Initiative Supports Peasants, Family Farmers and Farm Workers • Letter of Solidarity to Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement, Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST)
Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2017-18
Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2017-18
Contents: Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President Message from the Women’s President Message from the Youth Outsiders, Influence Elites and Corrosion of Democracy – Convention Keynote Presentation by Janine WedelCelebrating Marcella Pedersen – Global Citizen! Renewing Our Relationship to the Land – Convention panel with Danielle Boissoneau, Sally Miller and Christopher
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