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Alberta Milk’s new-entrant program taking applications

Alberta Milk’s new-entrant program taking applications

The program, which ‘loans’ quota to new dairy farmers, has helped 17 operations start up

Reading Time: < 1 minute Until March 31, Alberta Milk will be accepting applications to its New Entrant Assistance Program. The program offers a quota loan at no cost to successful applicants who want to be dairy farmers anywhere in the province. Under the program, every kilogram of quota purchased by the new entrant is matched by two kilograms by […] 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