Union Farmer Quarterly

Current and Past Issues of The Union Farmer Quarterly.

2014

Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2014
Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2014

PDF VersionContents:Message from the Editor
Message from the President
Message from the Women's President: Membership – the Roots of Organization
Message from the NFU Youth
Regional Reports

PEI Land Use Policy, Legislation and Regulation
Preparing for Success: NFU Brand Development Project – by Dean Harder
The Convergence 2014: Patterns – by Dan Kretchsmar, Region 3 (Ontario)
BC legislation protecting farmland weakened
Emergency flood relief, infrastructure maintenance and climate policy essential
Neonicotinoids: Ontario government acts on NFU recommendations
Seed sovereignty in La Via Campesina
We Remember – Richard Griebel, Laura Elaine Johnson (Aseltine)


Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2014
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2014

PDF Version Contents: Message from the Editor: How familiar does this story sound?
Message from the President: Debt and Land Tenure
Message from the Women's President:What's In Our Name?
Message from the NFU Youth: Youth Retreat- Nanoose Regional Reports International Perspectives on UPOV '91—The case of African resistance
Chile beats back UPOV '91 The Basque Region: A Learning Vacation
UN Discussion Attempts to Estimate the True Value of Family Farms


Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2014
Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2014

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Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2013-2014
Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2013-2014

<strongCORRECTIONS </strongto Resolutions"Variety Registration for Roundup Ready Alfalfa<span"</span<strongTHEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED </strong<spanthat the NFU contact CFIA and the federal Minister of Agriculture to ask them to cancel registration and halt any further registration of all genetically modified alfalfa varieties.</span<strongBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED </strong<spanthat the NFU encourage NFU locals, regions and members to take similar action.


2013

Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2013
Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2013

Message from the Editor
Presidential and Regional Reports


Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2013
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2013

Message from the Editor
Presidential and Regional Reports

OP ED: Conference Board Food Strategy Consultation a Smokescreen
The Paul Beingessner Award for Excellence in Writing
Proposed Low-Level Presence Policy Serves Biotech Seed Industry, not Farmers
Food Sovereignty, Faith and Community: Diverse Groups Look for Common Strategies
Planning to Grow the NFU
Letter to the Editor: Re: Farmer’s Privilege and UPOV’91, The Union Farmer Quarterly/Spring 2013

Remembering:


Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2013
Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2013

Message from the Editor Presidential and Regional Reports Around the World: News from the International Program CommitteeThe Civil Society Mechanism, RomeSeeds: the Root of Power: LVC Biodiversity Commission Seeds Meeting in Paris, France, October 2012LVC Meetings in MexicoMigration SeminarStill fighting for equality: Highlights of the Women's International Commission meetingSeminar on Public Policies for Food SovereigntyAgroecology: Feeding the world<div


Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2012 – 2013
Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2012 – 2013

Presidents' ReportsNational Farmers Foundation Report to DonorsThe Beingessner Award for Excellence in WritingTransportation Level of Service Legislation More Government Hype than Farmer HelpConvention Highlights 2012:


2012

Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2012
Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2012

Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2012Presidential and Regional ReportsBusiness Risk Management: Off-loading costs by downsizing programs?NFU National Convention 2012 — Democracy in ActionAction against CETA in Ontario – NFU members making a differenceRio + 20: “The Future We Want” ….NOTNO TO THE FALSE SOLUTIONS OF GREEN CAPITALISM!Practical Applications of Renewable EnergyDear Friends of the Canadian Whe


Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2012
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2012

Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2012Presidential and Regional ReportsOrganizing in British ColumbiaFarmers, the Food Chain and Agriculture Policies in Canada in Relation to the Right to FoodGovernance, mandates and the Canadian Grain CommissionUN Committee Adopts Land Guidelines in RomeAn active year for the NFU’s International Program Committee (IPC)The Kootenay Country Co-op StoryCreating space for