Dairy Farmers
of Nova Scotia

Quota Exchange Deadline

March 12th, 2021 12:00pm

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Quota Lease Deadline

March 25th, 2021 4:30pm

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Quota News & Information

Incentive Days Conventional – fall 2021

Due to the expected milk production and market trends for the fall 2021 the P5 Boards announce the following incentive days to be issued on a non-cumulative basis for the fall of 2021: 1 day in August, 2 days in each of the months of September and October, and 1 day in November. The P5 board’s 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

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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Compensation Announcement November 28th

On November 28th, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau, made an announcement regarding promised compensation to dairy farmers for concessions made to the domestic dairy production as part of CETA and CPTPP.

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Producer Payment - Important Update

On January 7, 2020 the P5 provinces announced changes to modify the payment policy effective January 2021. The implementation of the new payment policy will be deferred.

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