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Want to become a dairy farmer?

Want to become a dairy farmer?

Application deadline for new entrants is March 31

Reading Time: < 1 minute Applications are now being accepted for Alberta Milk’s New Entrant Assistance Program, which offers a quota loan at no cost to successful applicants. The program provides two kilograms of loaned quota for every kilogram bought (previously this was 1:1), up to a maximum of 25 kg/day. The 25-kilogram loan is enough quota to milk 18 […] Read more

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Alberta Milk expands dairy program for new entrants

2015 New Entrant Assistance Program highlights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Changes have been made to the New Entrant Assistance Program to offer more help to those who want to start a dairy farm in Alberta. The program reduces some of the costs of starting a dairy farm by loaning dairy production quota to successful applicants. Since the program started in 2011, it has helped establish […] Read more