Jan Slomp re-elected President at 47th Annual NFU Convention
Jan Slomp was re-elected President of the National Farmers Union at the 47th Annual National Convention held in Saskatoon November 24 to 26, 2016. Read more
Jan Slomp acclaimed as NFU President at 46th National Convention
<span<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</span<span<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</span<strong<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</span(November 28, 2015) - </strong<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</spanJan Slomp was returned as President of the National Farmers Union (NFU), elected by acclamation at its 46th annual National Convention held in London, Ontario, November 26 to 28, 2015. Also acclaimed were: - Hilary Moore (Ontario) as NFU 1st Vice-President (Policy). - Coral Sproule (Ontario) as NFU Women’s President. - Toby Malloy (Alberta) as NFU Women’s Vice-President. Read more
National Farmers Union 46th Annual Convention – Soil: Our Common Ground
<strong<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</span(November 25, 2015)</strong<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</span - Members of the National Farmers Union from all across Canada are meeting in London, Ontario, November 26 to 28 for the 46th Annual National Convention. This year, the theme is <em<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</spanSoil: Our Common Ground.</em<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</span "As world leaders gather in Paris to discuss climate change, we as farmers are gathering to consider our role, and ways we can make a difference to global warming," said Jan Slomp, NFU President. "We see ourselves not as just producers of commodities - we are also stewards of biological processes that require us to do more than just maximize output. Carbon in the soil is money in the bank. We need to set up the next generation for success by adopting practices that work with biological systems to move carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and into the soil." Read more
Manitoba National Farmers Union Convention set for July 11, 2015
(June 17, 2015) PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE – National Farmers Union (NFU) Region 5 (Manitoba) will host a discussion with farmers who direct market and producers involved in Supply Management at their 2015 Convention on July 11 in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. The theme of this year's convention is "Connecting our Farms". "We're inviting a variety of stakeholders to put their heads together and come up with solutions to move agriculture forward," said Ian Robson, Manitoba NFU Coordinator. "Supply Management has kept families on the farm for over four decades. At the same time there has been positive growth in the local food movement, which has created more interest and opportunities for direct to market farms. Discussing how these farm types fit together in the bigger picture of the farm movement is vital at this time. Read more
NFU 45th National Convention elects Jan Slomp by acclamation
<strong<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</spanNovember 29, 2014, Saskatoon</strong<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</span<strong<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</span, SK -</strong<span class="fa-solid fa-angles-right"</span Jan Slomp of Rimby, Alberta was returned as President of the National Farmers Union (NFU), elected by acclamation at its 45th annual National Convention held in Saskatoon, November 27 to 29, 2014. Also elected by acclamation were: - Ann Slater of St Marys, Ontario as NFU 1st Vice-President (Policy). - Glenn Tait of Meota, Saskatchewan as NFU 2nd Vice-President (Operations). - Coral Sproule of Perth, Ontario as NFU Women’s President. - Kathleen Charpentier of Castor, Albert as NFU Women& Read more
NFU to hold Regional Convention (NB, NS and PE) August 6, 2013
Members of the National Farmers Union (NFU) from across Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick will meet in Cornwall, PEI on August 6th, 2013. The NFU regional convention will be held at The Dutch Inn commencing at 9:30 A.M. Read more