To transfer your Farm Business Registration (FBR) payment to a membership, please email, fax, or mail the NFU-O office with the name on your FBR form, your FBR number, your phone number, and a note requesting that your FBR fee be applied to a membership.
The rights of farmers and other Canadians to save, reuse, exchange, and sell seeds are under attack again. On November 13, 2013, Canada’s Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz, announced that Canada plans to sign on to UPOV ’91 by August 1 … Continue reading
Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Legislative Assembly of Ontario Ontario Pre-Budget Consultations Introduction The National Farmers Union-Ontario (NFU-O) welcomes this opportunity to bring the view of its family farm members to the Standing Committee on … Continue reading
If you want to preview a couple of our AGM speakers, check out the No Nonsense Symposia. *****To reserve your spot, please email firstname.lastname@example.org***** Join special guest Dr. Wayne Roberts, author of the newly released ‘The No-Nonsense Guide to World … Continue reading
We’ve just confirmed our speakers for the March 1 AGM in Peterborough: Dr. Wayne Roberts is Canada’s best-known speaker and writer on issues connecting food to health, the environment, job creation and community development. He is widely respected for his … Continue reading
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Dear Premier Wynne, In the next 60 days we expect both the Federal and Ontario governments to announce actions on bee health. The choice is clear: take real action and protect Ontario’s bees from neonicotinoid pesticides or allow another year … Continue reading
by Matt Gehl Behind the noise of the Rob Ford and Senate scandal cover ups, the Canadian government is angling to legislate the removal of a right of farmers that should be non-negotiable. Ottawa is moving quickly to implement the … Continue reading
The National Farmers Union (NFU) welcomes the opportunity to comment on Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed Action to Protect Bees from Exposure to Neonicotinoid Pesticides. According to the Action to Protect Bees from Exposure to Neonicotinoid Pesticides … Continue reading
December 10, 2013 Saskatoon, SK – Agriculture Minister Ritz is moving with undue haste with yesterday’s announcement of the Agricultural Growth Act (AGA) which received First Reading in Parliament today. The government is calling the AGA an omnibus bill for … Continue reading
Valerie Quioc Lim, Clerk November 22, 2013 Re: Bill 6, the Great Lakes Protection Act The National Farmers Union-Ontario (NFU-O) is an accredited general farm organization representing farm families in Ontario. The NFU-O is part of the National Farmers Union … Continue reading
Heinz plant closure part of trend squeezing farmers out of Canada’s system, says NFU – Press Release
(Leamington, ON) – The closure of the Heinz ketchup plant announced last week is the latest of several Canadian food processing plants bought and then closed by investors that move production to other countries in pursuit of higher profits. The … Continue reading