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  • Engage NB – Strategic Program Review | National Farmers Union in New Brunswick
    Events Engage NB Strategic Program Review Engage NB Strategic Program Review Posted Jan 27 2015 engageNB Strategic Program Review As part of the planning for the upcoming budget finance Minister Victor Boudreau has called for a public consultation Deadline for submissions is Saturday February 28 2015 Three ways to participate 1 Online Click here to provide your feedback by filling out this easy form 2 By attending a Dialogue Session for the exact locations and times click here January 26 Pont Landry January 27 Balmoral January 29 Saint Léonard January 31 Miramichi February 2 Moncton February 4 Minto February 7 Rexton February 9 Bathurst February 10 Fredericton February 12 Saint John February 14 Sackville February 16 St Andrews February 18 Florenceville Bristol February 21 Norton 3 By organizing your own dialogue session More information here Receive the monthly NFUNB E news indicates required Email Address First Name Last Name Email Format html text Events No Events News New Farmers of the Maritimes Fermenting the new farm culture Canadian family farms in the twenty first century study looking for interviewees 2016 AGM Registration How to submit a resolution Press Release Farmer s organization still waiting for government response after five months

    Original URL path: http://nfunb.org/en/2015/01/engage-nb-strategic-program-review/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Soil Compaction Workshop – Grand Falls | National Farmers Union in New Brunswick
    NB Wednesday March 11 2015 Download the Soil Compaction Workshop Schedule To register or for any questions please contact gordon fairchild ccnb ca or 506 457 4040 Atelier bilingue traduction simultanée disponible Receive the monthly NFUNB E news indicates required Email Address First Name Last Name Email Format html text Events No Events News New Farmers of the Maritimes Fermenting the new farm culture Canadian family farms in the twenty

    Original URL path: http://nfunb.org/en/2015/01/soil-compaction-workshop-grand-falls/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Potato Selection Release Open House | National Farmers Union in New Brunswick
    the Potato Research Centre is hosting an Open House For the official invite click here Where Potato Research Centre 850 Lincoln Road Fredericton New Brunswick Potato Research Centre Schedule 10 30 a m 11 30 a m View selections New AR2015 Accelerated Release selections from the Lethbridge Research Centre and the Potato Research Centre available for two years of non exclusive evaluation AR2013 series Accelerated Release selections available for three years of exclusive evaluation and the option to negotiate a commercial licence agreement cash bid process 11 30 a m 12 00 p m Welcome Potato tasting 12 00 p m 1 00 p m Lunch 1 00 p m 3 00 p m Video Link with Lethbridge for presentations by various potato industry and research specialists For information J Edward Hurley Associate Director RDT Potato Research Centre P O Box 20280 Fredericton New Brunswick E3B 4Z7 Telephone 506 460 4341 Fax 506 460 4344 Receive the monthly NFUNB E news indicates required Email Address First Name Last Name Email Format html text Events No Events News New Farmers of the Maritimes Fermenting the new farm culture Canadian family farms in the twenty first century study looking for interviewees 2016

    Original URL path: http://nfunb.org/en/2015/01/potato-selection-release-open-house/ (2016-04-26)
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  • ACORN’s 8th Annual Organic Forum | National Farmers Union in New Brunswick
    NB Organic Forum is an annual opportunity for the NB organic community to join together that is open to everyone This year s agenda features lots of important sector updates and discussions as well as plenty of time for socializing with your organic peers To start the day the NB Organic Committee would like to invite everyone to join for a lunch meet greet come share a simple meal and join in a farmer led discussion on major farm challenges and goals for 2015 We ll get the official Forum started at 1 00pm with updates and discussions on the provincial organic regulation current Canada Organic Standards review and the sector s implementation of the Strategic Plan Join in group discussions to determine our sector s priorities for the year it s your opportunity to have input on the next steps we take to advance NB organics There is no cost to attend the event other than a suggested donation of 10 for the lunch Please review the full agenda and RSVP by February 12th to tegan acornorganic org indicating if you will be joining for the catered lunch and noting any dietary restrictions Receive the monthly NFUNB E news

    Original URL path: http://nfunb.org/en/2015/01/acorns-8th-annual-organic-forum/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Election Preparation Conference – Canadian Labour Council | National Farmers Union in New Brunswick
    and talk to our colleagues neighbours and families about these values who best represents them and will work to safeguard them in our laws Our plan is to bring together seasoned campaigners and new activists from a wide range of communities and workplaces to share the experience they have while learning the latest and best practices for effective campaigning from outreach and training to social media Our goal is to show them how to take on the negative powerful politics of greed and deliver a win for fairness A series of skill building workshops will help you Obtain new skills to help in local campaigns Get the tools to talk to anyone about this election and all the important issues Build face to face skills to talk to people in the workplace and on the door step Learn how to build political support and capacity in your community Learn how to use social media for effective campaigning Learn how to reach out to different communities of interest Who should go The people in your union who can build lead and deliver a winning campaign need to be at this conference leaders community campaigners organizers and communicators women and men young and old workers of colour with disabilities Aboriginal LGBT public sector and private sector full time part time or retired Schedule Friday Registration 6 00 p m 7 00 p m Opening Session 7 00 p m 9 00 p m Reception to Follow Immediately Saturday Discussion Workshops 9 00 a m Noon Lunch Noon 1 00 p m Discussion Workshops 1 00 p m 4 30 p m Registration To register please click here For more information please contact atlantic clc ctc ca Receive the monthly NFUNB E news indicates required Email Address First Name Last Name Email Format

    Original URL path: http://nfunb.org/en/2015/01/election-preparation-conference-canadian-labour-council/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Events | National Farmers Union in New Brunswick
    applications to participate in the Energy East Pipeline hearings You can apply if 1 You are someone who will be directly affected by TransCanada s Energy Pipeline or 2 You have relevant knowledge or expertise to give on the pipeline For people directly affected the following points will be considered What is the nature of your interest Commercial financial or proprietary Personal use or occupancy of the land and resources affected by the Project Use of the land for traditional purposes How does your Read More Webinars Understanding Soil and Building Great Garden Soil Posted by Director on Jan 12 2015 in Events 0 comments Understanding Soil and Building Great Garden Soil FREE Webinars Hosted by the Food Security Network of Newfoundland Welcome in 2015 the International Year of Soils with two educational teleconferences created by Food Security Network of NL FSN and presented by Sarah Crocker FSN Public Outreach Coordinator and farm manager at Seed to Spoon a small ecological farm in Portugal Cove NL FSN Educational Teleconferences are free to attend Soil part 1 Understanding Soil January 22nd 2015 6 30pm Labrador 7pm Newfoundland Take a close look at the properties and functions of soil Read More Vegetable Seed Webinar Posted by Director on Jan 12 2015 in Events 0 comments Quality Assurance in Ecological Seed Production FREE Webinar Hosted by the Bauta Family Iniative on Canadian Seed Security January 28 2015 4 00 p m 5 30 p m Eastern Time To register for this webinar please click here Each seed a farmer purchases and plants is an investment in the harvest on which their livelihood depends Seed producers need to provide assurance so that farmers know that their seed will be high quality and reliable This webinar will provide information on how to provide quality assurance

    Original URL path: http://nfunb.org/en/category/events/page/4/ (2016-04-26)
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  • News | National Farmers Union in New Brunswick
    in Events News 0 comments Travel educational opportunity for NFU Youth board members and regional coordinators Please find attached a last minute opportunity for one NFU youth member to participate to a Tour organized by a member organization of LVC in the Basque Country along with Food First The organizers cover the airfare and the IPC would cover the required 500 600 euros for on the ground cost Any interested and available youth member should send a message by July 6th to Stephanie Wang at wang nfu ca responding briefly to the following questions bullet point answers are ok no need for a formal text Are Read More Food and Farming The Dennis Report Posted by Director on Jun 22 2015 in News 0 comments Ted Wiggans NFU NB President and owner operator of The Shepherd s Garden in Harvey Station NB and Amanda Wildeman Executive Director of the NFU NB discuss local food and local farming in NB with Dennis Atchison on The Dennis Report Watch it on youtube below or catch it on Bell Fibre Op channel 58 Monday Wednesday Friday at 7 30 p m Weekdays at Noon Tuesday Thursday at 11 30 p m or Bell TV channel Read More Local Food Security Bill Update Posted by Director on Jun 16 2015 in Issues News 0 comments After many years of calling on various governments to implement a local food policy that allows farmers access to local markets increasing local food consumption and awareness in the province an opportunity arose to support and implement legislation that would strengthen the agriculture industry provide farmers access to government and institutional contracts and teach food production skills in schools In January 2015 when members of the NFU NB board of directors met with the new Minister of Agriculture Aquaculture

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  • Press release | National Farmers Union in New Brunswick
    changes to the provincial Farm Registry and the Fuel Tax Exemption Program It has been a collaborative process explains NFU in NB Executive Director Melanie Jellett The goal of the new regulations is to create a more streamlined program that is easier for the farmer to understand and use Changes to the Farm Registry and the Fuel Tax Exemption Program take effect October 31st 2012 Producers who currently Read More NFU in NB concerned Growing Forward programs do not work for Atlantic farmers Posted by Director on Sep 10 2012 in News Press release 0 comments Press release September 10 2012 The Growing Forward 2 Agricultural Program is about change Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz met with representatives from the agriculture industry recently in Fredericton to discuss the Growing Forward 2 Program to be implemented April 2013 National Farmers Union in New Brunswick NFU in NB President Jean Eudes Chiasson came away from the meeting with mixed feelings Mr Ritz says everything is on the table explains Chiasson This is good It gives us an opportunity to help shape the programs because so far Growing Forward Read More NFU Calls for changes to Growing Forward 2 Safety Net Programs Posted by Director on Aug 20 2012 in News Press release 0 comments Saskatoon The National Farmers Union NFU calls on federal and provincial agriculture ministers to improve Business Risk Management BRM programs under Growing Forward 2 by ensuring needed money will be directed to family farms instead of being used to help the biggest corporate farms grow even larger In a brief released today National Farmers Union recommendations regarding Business Risk Management Programs under Growing Forward 2 the NFU outlines ten policy recommendations that would improve the programs for the majority of farmers in Canada NFU research shows that the

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