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2018 Election Questions

On May 10, 2018, Posted by , In Home, With Comments Off on 2018 Election Questions

In light of the upcoming election, we reached out to parties to ask their opinion on key agricultural issues. We will be sharing these responses with our members and the public shortly. Food sovereignty means that every Canadian citizen has the right to define and control their own food systems…

Op Ed: Beyond the Election: Protecting Farmland for the Future

On May 4, 2018, Posted by , In Press Release, With Comments Off on Op Ed: Beyond the Election: Protecting Farmland for the Future

Farmland is vital to farmers and communities. It is vital to food production. It is vital to every single Ontario resident. Farmland is more than just a farmer’s field; it sustains us all by providing healthy food and clean water and should be afforded the respect it is owed. As…

Local 330 – Mental Health and Farming Event

On April 5, 2018, Posted by , In Home, With Comments Off on Local 330 – Mental Health and Farming Event

Renfrew County Local 330 held an event on mental health awareness. Read about the event below!

Welcome to the 2018-2019 NFU-O Regional Council!

On March 16, 2018, Posted by , In Home, With Comments Off on Welcome to the 2018-2019 NFU-O Regional Council!

  Emery Huszka Acclaimed National Farmers Union – Ontario President/NFU Region 3 Coordinator Emery Huszka of Florence, Ontario was acclaimed as the National Farmers Union – Ontario President and NFU Region 3 Coordinator for the 2018 term at the Annual General Meeting held March 2nd in Belleville, Ontario In his…

2016-2017 Audit

On March 8, 2018, Posted by , In Financials, With Comments Off on 2016-2017 Audit

NFU Member Given Green Leader Status for Tree Planting on his Farm

On March 7, 2018, Posted by , In Home,Press Release, With Comments Off on NFU Member Given Green Leader Status for Tree Planting on his Farm

Prison Farms to Re-open at Kingston

On February 28, 2018, Posted by , In 316,Home,Press Release, With Comments Off on Prison Farms to Re-open at Kingston

A nine year campaign to save the prison farm program at federal institutions paid off today where it counts — in the federal budget. The national government will invest $4.3 million over five years, beginning in 2018, to support re-opening the penitentiary farms at Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions in…

Local 344 – Member Newsletter

On February 7, 2018, Posted by , In Home,Press Release, With Comments Off on Local 344 – Member Newsletter

Read about what Grey County Local 344 has been up to in their 2018 Winter Newsletter!

Minutes from November 14, 2017 NFU Local 362

On January 16, 2018, Posted by , In 362, With Comments Off on Minutes from November 14, 2017 NFU Local 362

NFU Local 362 Minutes November 14th, 2017 7:00 p.m. Red Dot Cafe, 5673 Osgoode Main St, Osgoode Location: Red Dot Cafe, Osgoode 7 p.m. Present from executive: Katie Ward, Marlyn O’Connor, Bernard Foley, Katrina Anderson, Larry Vingerhoeds, Nicole Jones Present from members: Jack Hoogenboom, Dick Coote Associate members: Karen Markle,…

Minutes from October 10, 2017 NFU Local 362

On January 16, 2018, Posted by , In 362, With Comments Off on Minutes from October 10, 2017 NFU Local 362

NFU Local 362 Minutes October 10th, 2017 7:00 p.m. Red Dot Cafe, 5673 Osgoode Main St, Osgoode Location: Red Dot Cafe, Osgoode 7 p.m. Present from executive: Katie Ward, Marlyn O’Connor, Bernard Foley, Katrina Anderson, Present from members: Jack Hoogenboom, Dick Coote Katie Ward chaired the meeting 1. Call to…