Dairy Farmers
of Nova Scotia

Quota Exchange Deadline

June 11th, 2021 12:00pm

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Quota Lease Deadline

May 25th, 2021 4:30pm

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Quota News & Information

P5 Message –Quota Increase

Based on the analysis of further anticipated market requirements for the balance of 2021, the P5 Boards have agreed to increase the saleable quota allocated to P5 producers by 1.5%, on June 1, 2021. The P5 provincial boards’ primary objective is to continuously monitor the milk market situation and meet demand in the most optimal way. Given these uncertain times we will continue to adapt production signals to address market changes, as required.

Latest News

Covid 19

Cases of COVID -19 have been identified on several dairy farms in Nova Scotia. Public Health is aware of the impact this could have in the industry and conversations are ongoing within Public Health. Please see below for resources.

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Agropur Withdraws from the Milk Hauling Business

DFNS has designated new agents to pick up milk from the Dairy farms in Nova Scotia after Agropur Cooperative withdraws from the milk hauling business on July 1, 2021.

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Update to New Entrant Program Changes

The New Entrant application period now opens on March 1st with a deadline of April 30th. Successful applicants will be notified on May 31st.

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