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The NFU works toward the development of economic and social policies that will maintain the family farm as the primary food-producing unit in Canada.
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NationalFarmersUnion Aug 22
Women's VP, Coral Sproule: First NFU Women's President Evelyn Potter was truly a revolutionary who made a positive impact on the lives of farm women, and others in our communities. Celebration of her life is Aug 24, 1 - 5 PM, Biggar Museum.
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NationalFarmersUnion Aug 14
's first Women's President, Evelyn Potter has passed away. She was a remarkable woman and a great leader whose legacy continues. Our sincere condolences to her family and friends. A celebration of her life will be held in Biggar, SK on August 24
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NationalFarmersUnion Aug 14
Read VP Stewart Wells letter about behind closed doors efforts to end CGC's mandate to regulate in the interests of grain producers
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Evan Bowness Jul 26
and I made a video about Agroecology and Climate Change with some of the awesome folks at the while at the Agroecology Field School and Research Summit last year. You can watch it here:
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NationalFarmersUnion Jul 26
Have you been affected by the closure of STC bus service? Contact U of S researchers to tell your story - call 306-229-3618 or 306-966-7936 or see image for email addresses.
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NationalFarmersUnion Jul 24
You're invited! presents Jeff Olson on “Farmland Drainage: A Looming Environmental Crisis” 7 PM today - July 24 -Saskatoon. Free public event, Everyone welcome.
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NationalFarmersUnion Jul 23
You're invited! presents Jeff Olson on “Farmland Drainage: A Looming Environmental Crisis” 7 PM Wed. July 24 Saskatoon. Free public event, Everyone welcome.
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NationalFarmersUnion Jul 17
member Urban Laughlin has attended every National Convention since 1969! Wow, thanks for your unwavering support, Urban. Looking forward to seeing you at in Winnipeg!
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NationalFarmersUnion Jul 10
Evelyn Potter was elected the Founding Women’s President of and was a delegate representing the agricultural sector on a 1970 diplomatic trip to China when Canada's diplomatic relations with China were first forming. Thank you, Evelyn!
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NationalFarmersUnion Jul 3
Its been over 60 years since these young farmers gathered for Farm Young Peoples Week in 1957, make your voice heard and consider getting out and joining us at the National Convention in Winnipeg November 25-27, 2019!
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NationalFarmersUnion Jun 26
It’s almost , but the farm work doesn’t take a break on the long weekend! Have a fun and safe Canada day and thank a farmer!
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NationalFarmersUnion Jun 20
signed on to this letter - will you join the call?
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NationalFarmersUnion Jun 19
Farmers freely saving seed seems like a no brainer doesn’t it? For more information on the Save Our Seed Campaign check the website .
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NationalFarmersUnion Jun 12
Today’s our 50th anniversary! That’s 50 years of advocating for family farms, for women farmers, for Indigenous farmers, for farmers all around the world! Come celebrate 50 years with us at our National convention in Winnipeg on November 25-27, 2019!
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NationalFarmersUnion Jun 6
President Katie Ward on Parliament Hill today with VP Cam Goff.
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Inter Pares Jun 6
Watch docu The Monsanto papers: The Canadian Connection. Learn more about dangers of glyphosate & Monsanto’s role in defending its use; then sign petition to disallow glyphosate for "harvest management benefit":
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NationalFarmersUnion Jun 6
VPs Cam Goff and Stewart Wells in Ottawa talking to MPs today about CGC, seed and climate.
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NationalFarmersUnion Jun 4
or ? The fight for genuine solutions to is on. New report from explains what’s happening & calls for action:
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NationalFarmersUnion Jun 3
Women farmers around the world face huge barriers simply for being women. I just called on Canada to help change that. Will you join us?
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NationalFarmersUnion May 29
fought hard to make sure rBGH (Bovine Growth Hormone) was banned in Canada
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