Dairy Farmers
of Nova Scotia

Quota Exchange Deadline

February 13th, 2023 12:00pm

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Quota Lease Deadline

February 22nd, 2023 4:30pm

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Quota News & Information

P5 Message - Quota Increase in January and 2023 Fall Incentive Days Conventional

To ensure a stronger production to replenish the low butter stocks outlook for 2023, the P5 Boards have agreed to increase the saleable quota allocated to P5 producers by 2%, on January 1, 2023. In addition, the P5 Boards announce the following conventional incentive days to be issued on a non-cumulative basis for the fall of 2023: 1 day in August, 2 days in each of the months of September and October, and 1 day in November.

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Latest News

National Virtual Symposium on Agricultural Mental Health - March 8

A National Virtual Symposium on Agricultural Mental Health, to be held March 8, will address the challenges and opportunities of the farmer mental health movement across the country. There is no cost to participate. To register, click below.

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New DFNS Executive Named

On November 30, 2022, the DFNS Board met to elect their Executive for the coming year.

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On November 24, 2022, the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture opened a one-window financial response to help the industry recover from extraordinary costs caused by Hurricane Fiona. Deadline for applications is February 6, 2023.

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SNF Ratio Change – Feb 1, 2023

Given the market decline for SNF and processing capacity limitations, the NS, NB and ON boards have approved a decrease in the max SNF/BF ratio eligible for payment from 2.25 to 2.20, eff. Feb 1, 2023. The SNF/BF market ratio remains unchanged at 2.0.

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