The NSFA Standing Policy outlines, in terms of issues and action strategies, the Federation’s position on major issues facing the industry.

You can download the complete 2021 Policy Paper – Standing Policy 2021

2021 Standing Policies:

Agricultural Land

It shall be the policy of the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture to address land issues through a joint committee and collaborative effort. Land efforts will focus on protecting agricultural land for future generations.

Soil Health

It shall be the policy of the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture to consult with farmers, stakeholders and experts to ensure healthy and productive soils remain throughout Nova Scotia.

Regulatory Affairs

It shall be the policy of the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture to continue to lobby for regulations that reflects the needs of farmers, farm families and farm operations. NSFA will then monitor, participate, and communicate changes to regulations at the provincial and federal levels that will impact agriculture. NSFA will also work with industry stakeholders to ensure compliance requirements are well communicated throughout the industry.

FPT Agreement

The Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture will take a leadership role in consulting with membership to inform recommendations and lobby efforts for the next Federal/Provincial/Territorial agreement for Agriculture.