Dairy Farmers
of Nova Scotia

Quota Exchange Deadline

December 13th, 2022 12:00pm

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Quota Lease Deadline

December 22nd, 2022 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

New DFNS Executive Named

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

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FIONA AGRICULTURE DISASTER ASSISTANCE

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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New Entrant Program Suspended for 2023

DFNS has made the difficult decision to suspend the NEP Program for 2023.

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