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 How to join the NFU-O in 2014

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.

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Save Our Seed! Stop Bill C-18!

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

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Kemptville College Should Continue Operating, says NFU-O

(DENFIELD) – The NFU-O decries the proposed closing of Kemptville Campus by the University of Guelph. The college has provided generations of eastern Ontario residents with a solid education in agriculture. Without Kemptville College it will be much more difficult … Continue reading

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Press Release: Line 9 Reversal Approval Serves Enbridge’s Interests, not the Public’s, says NFU Ontario.

(Gananoque, ON) – When the National Energy Board approved Enbridge’s Line 9 project, which will reverse the flow and increase the pressure in the almost 40-year-old pipeline, it set conditions that protect the company’s financial interests while off-loading risks and … Continue reading

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NFU-O submission to the pre-budget consultation

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

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No Nonsense Symposia: Seminar Potlatch with Dr. Wayne Roberts

If you want to preview a couple of our AGM speakers, check out the No Nonsense Symposia. *****To reserve your spot, please email info@chocosoltraders.com***** Join special guest Dr. Wayne Roberts, author of the newly released ‘The No-Nonsense Guide to World … Continue reading

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AGM and Convention Speakers

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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Premier Wynne: We need real action to protect bees, now – Open Letter from the OBA

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

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Say NO to UPOV ’91!

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

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NFU Submission to the PMRA: Action to Protect Bees from Exposure to Neonicotinoid Pesticides

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

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New ag bill throttles farmers, threatens seed sovereignty, says NFU – Press Release

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

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