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Local 330 Renrew NFU Calls for Changes to Growing Forward 2 Safety Net Programs – Press Release

Beachburg, ON – Dave Mackay, President of the Renfrew County National Farmers Union reports that members of the NFU attended the consultation meeting sponsored by Cheryl Gallant on Monday, August 27th to offer suggestions and ideas for the new Business Risk Management Program (BRM) intended to meet the needs of local farmers during times of …

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AgriRecovery Funding Should Be Approved Immediately – Letter

Dear Sir/Madam: The Executive of the Renfrew County National Farmers Union learned that Minister Ted McMeekin (Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs), upon his tour of Renfrew County made an announcement on July 31st, 2012 stating, “The Province of Ontario has officially requested aid from the Federal Government under the AgriRecovery framework for …

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Renfrew County National Farmers Union Takes Action on Behalf of Renfrew County’s Agricultural Community Affected By Drought Conditions – Press Release

Beachburg, ON – Dave Mackay, President of the Renfrew County National Farmers Union states drought conditions have reached a major disaster point for area farmers and the rural economy in Renfrew County. The past weekend’s dry, hot conditions and blustery winds turned many areas in Renfrew County to almost desert like conditions. Many parts of …

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