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Sep 28, 2017, 13:48 ET Federal government needs to put the brakes on tax changes

SASKATOON, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America Strategic Agriculture Institute today called on the federal government to act with rural agriculture in mind by extending the consultations...


Apr 20, 2015, 20:14 ET FNA reaction to CWB - G3 privatization announcement

SASKATOON, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America (FNA) today gave farmers credit for provisions in the recently announced CWB sale that promise to provide a major equity interest to the...


Dec 11, 2014, 11:50 ET FNA and AgraCity expand into United States

SASKATOON, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America (FNA) and AgraCity today announced a major strategic expansion for both organizations into the United States. Farmers of North America was...


Nov 06, 2014, 19:55 ET Farmers want majority ownership of CWB

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ SASKATOON, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America (FNA) today responded to comments made by...


Oct 27, 2014, 16:35 ET CWB rejects bid by farmers

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ SASKATOON, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America (FNA) and AgraCity Crop & Nutrition have...


Oct 16, 2014, 12:49 ET Farmers act quickly to support new grain business

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ SASKATOON, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America ("FNA"), a Saskatoon based organization...


Oct 15, 2014, 13:47 ET Media Advisory - Progress Report on Farmer-Owned Grain Business

SASKATOON, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - When: Thursday October 16, 2014 10:30 a.m. Where: FNA Head Office, 320 - 22nd Street North, Saskatoon By Phone: (+1) 888-886-7786 What: Progress Report on Genesis...


May 05, 2014, 18:25 ET FNA Temporary Foreign Worker Program lands first worker

SASKATOON, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - While controversy embraces the service sector's involvement in the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program, a business alliance of farmers is promoting its success for...


Feb 18, 2014, 16:06 ET Federal Budget Offers Hope for Input Cost Competition

SASKATOON, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America (FNA), a national farmers' business alliance, congratulates the federal government on the U.S.-Canada price discrimination commitment...


Dec 06, 2013, 17:56 ET PMRA Inaction Frustrates Farmers

SASKATOON, SK, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - A full three years after Farmers of North America (FNA) and Canadian generic pesticide companies identified serious problems in the Protection of Proprietary...


Nov 04, 2013, 14:34 ET Media Advisory - Farmers' fertilizer plant update

SASKATOON, SK, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - ProjectN, the farmers' fertilizer plant project, is holding public meetings in the communities listed below. Media are welcome to present questions during the...


Oct 21, 2013, 06:00 ET FNA Launches Temporary Foreign Worker Program

SASKATOON, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America (FNA) announced today it has partnered with ILC Canada to provide FNA members with a full service solution to access Temporary Foreign...


Jun 21, 2013, 17:21 ET PMRA undermining government competitiveness agenda

SASKATOON, SK, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Protection of Proprietary Interests in Pesticide Data in Canada (PPIP) regulation administered by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has been a...


Jan 31, 2013, 16:09 ET Stantec engaged to proceed with Bankable Feasibility Study for ProjectN

SASKATOON, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America Inc. ("FNA") announced the successful conclusion of the Series I Seed Capital offering for ProjectN, the project to build a new fertilizer...


Dec 18, 2012, 12:49 ET Farmers show impressive support for fertilizer plant

SASKATOON, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Early indications in the ProjectN seed capital drive are that farmers are overwhelmingly committed to the idea of farmer-owned fertilizer manufacturing. Farm leaders...


Oct 19, 2012, 12:16 ET FNA Fertilizer Limited Partnership extends public meetings

SASKATOON, Oct. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America Fertilizer Limited Partnership (FNA FLP) is just over a week into a series of public meetings that began October 9 across Alberta,...


Oct 02, 2012, 12:40 ET FNA Fertilizer Limited Partnership retains BMO Capital Markets

SASKATOON, Oct. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - FNA Fertilizer Limited Partnership (FNA FLP) today announced that it has retained BMO Capital Markets as its strategic advisor in the development of a project to...


Sep 26, 2012, 11:42 ET FNA announces Limited Partnership moving on fertilizer plant

SASKATOON, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - A new fertilizer plant to serve the Canadian market has moved from the conceptual stage to full project development, where farmers are getting involved. Today FNA...


Jun 18, 2012, 11:00 ET FNA and private partners launch ambitious global trade initiative

SASKATOON, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America (FNA) today announced the launch of the MarketPower Assurance Program, in partnership with major players in international trade. Atradius...


Jun 14, 2012, 16:48 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Farmers of North America

SASKATOON, SK, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America in partnership with Atradius Credit Insurance, NV, one of the world's largest private international trade credit firms, Western Union...


Jun 16, 2010, 15:17 ET FNA-STAG Supports Farm Groups Call for Freight Review

SASKATOON, June 16 /CNW/ - FNA-STAG supports the call for a full costing review to determine whether current freight costs reflect a competitive and efficient rail transportation system. Bob Friesen, ...


May 25, 2010, 12:19 ET What Took The Competition So Long?

SASKATOON, May 25 /CNW/ - The power of the FNA Members has done it again - they've shifted the market in favour of the farmer! After introducing MPower Aurora, a powerful grassy weed control...