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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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Media Release: Environmental Commissioner’s Annual Report Highlights Key Issues for Agricultural Sector says NFU-O

October 10, 2014                                                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Environmental Commissioner’s Annual Report Highlights Key Issues for Agricultural Sector says NFU-O (DENFIELD) – The NFU-O is delighted that the Annual Report released this week from Gord Miller the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario has … Continue reading

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Neonicotinoid Licensing System Encouraging, says NFU-O

For Immediate Release (DENFIELD, ON) – The National Farmers Union in Ontario welcomes Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Hon. Jeff Leal’s recent announcement that Ontario intends to bring in measures to move away from the widespread, prophylactic use … Continue reading

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Spring Election Issues

Ontarians find themselves going to the polls June 12th. Agriculture is the number one industry in our province but gets little mention by the politicians when on the campaign trail. A strong agricultural economy is a key component to a … Continue reading

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John Della Bosca Award Winners

From left to right: Bay Woodyard, Derick Greenly, Steven Laing, Geri Della Bosca (John Della Bosca’s wife), Elly Blanchard (Local 344 NFU) Peter Fleming (Slow Food the County) Three lucky farm entrepreneurs are recipients of the John Della Bosca Award … 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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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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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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