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.
By Julie Fleischauer Golden Acres Farm I joined the National Farmers Union-Ontario because out of all the important issues facing our farming communities at this time there were a few that finally hit home for me. When I decided that … Continue reading
Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, 2015 Waterloo, ON Friday, March 6 The Family Farm documentary screening, 7:00 p.m. Princess Cinema, 6 Princess St. W., Waterloo A trailer is available at: http://rotatingplanet.com/ Tickets are $10 at the door. The … Continue reading
Key Points from the National Farmers Union for the Public Consultation Pollinator Health: A Proposal for Enhancing Pollinator Health and Reducing the Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides in Ontario EBR Registry: 012-3068 Background: On November 25, 2014, the Ontario Ministry of … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
(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
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
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