Press releases

Potash Exploration

Glassville, NB – The National Farmers Union in New Brunswick (NFU-NB) is concerned about a request for proposals for potash exploration.   The Government of New Brunswick recently issued a […]

Press Release Bill-75

March 7, 2022 – Agriculture NB is alarmed by Bill-75, which includes an amendment to the Mining Act that would give prospectors leave to go on private or farm land […]

Agricultural organizations support New Brunswick Craft Alcohol Producers

The National Farmers Union in New Brunswick (NFU-NB), the Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick, and Really Local Harvest ask the government and Alcool New Brunswick Liquor (ANBL) to rescind recent changes to the distribution system, introduction of profitability levels and the registration process.

Letter to Premier Higgs from NFU President, Katie Ward

New Brunswick Premier Blaine HiggsVia email: premier@gnb.ca Dear Premier Higgs, Re: Immediate Need for Temporary Foreign Workers in New Brunswick The National Farmers Union urges you to allow the entrance […]

Joint statement from the NFU-NB, AANB and Really Local Harvest in regards to TFW restriction

The National Farmers Union in New Brunswick, Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick and Really Local Harvest strongly disagree with the decision to restrict incoming temporary foreign workers (TFW’s) into the […]

NFU-NB to host La Via Campesina Youth Conference

Rogersville, Thursday, November 7, 2019 – The National Farmers Union in New Brunswick (NFU-NB) in coordination with NFU Youth members, La Via Campesina (LVC) North America and La Ferme Terre Partagée […]

Chickens at Legislative Assembly

Fredericton, November 18, 2019 – The National Farmers Union of New Brunswick (NFU-NB) will mark the opening of the NB’s Legislative Session by protesting with avian allies For more than […]

Livestock rearing by small farmers as a means to attain food sovereignty

Rogersville, June 23rd, 2019 – Response of the National Farmers Union, New Brunswick section, to the “Dairy is Scary” Campaign being promoted by the Vegan Education Group.  “A food system […]

Canadians have the right to know what they are eating, says National Farmers Union-NB (NFU-NB) about unlabelled GM salmon

(Rogersville, Monday April 8, 2019) – The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has recently approved the production of genetically modified (GM) Atlantic salmon. AquaBounty, based in Prince Edward Island, […]

Ensuring Farmers Rights: At Home and Abroad, NFU-NB 2019 AGM

Glassville, Thursday, April 4rd, 2019 – The rights of farmers are continually threatened worldwide. In part due to the tireless work of la Via Campesina and member organizations, the United Nations has recently […]