Programs & Policies

Here you'll find documents related to Dairy Farmers of Ontario’s farm policies, programs and procedures. Please contact us if you are unable to find what you are looking for or require the document in a different format. 

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Quota and Milk Transportation Policies

Information on policies for acquiring, selling or transferring quota, and exchange policies. Includes milk transportation policies, farm yards and lanes, renovations and more.

16 May 2023
EN FRANÇAIS : Politiques : Quota et transport du lait

Informations sur les politiques d'acquisition, de vente ou de transfert de quotas et les politiques d'échange. Comprend les politiques de transport du lait, les cours et les voies agricoles, les rénovations et plus encore.

15 May 2023
New Entrant Quota Assistance Program

Dairy Farmers of Ontario’s (DFO) New Entrant Quota Assistance Program is designed to assist those with an interest in dairy farming who may not otherwise have the financial means or opportunity to get started in the industry.

10 May 2023
Farmer Incentive Days

To encourage increased production in the fall months, all producers may be given additional fall incentive credits based on their daily quota allotment. In addition, incentive days may also be used to encourage milk production in response to market conditions.

05 May 2023
Dairy Farmers of Ontario By-Law No. 03/22

A By-law relating generally to the Ontario Milk Class Pricing determined or established by the Board of the Dairy Farmers of Ontario.

13 Dec 2022
Raw Milk Quality Program Policies

Information on requirements, testing, and programs for the Raw Milk Quality Program.

23 Feb 2022
EN FRANÇAIS : Politiques du programme sur la qualité du lait cru

Informations sur les exigences, les tests et les programmes du programme de qualité du lait cru.

23 Feb 2022
Dairy Farmers of Ontario’s Grass-Fed Milk Standard

This protocol focuses primarily on feed and farming requirements. A secondary focus is to authenticate grass fed milk based on specific biomarkers that are metabolized by cows under a grass-fed diet. Current as of August 5, 2021.

22 Sep 2021
01 Jun 2021
DFO Credit Program Policy (Schedule A)

Read about the program's background, what it entails, DFO's role and the credit criteria.

04 Aug 2020

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