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Prince Edward Island

 

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The DFPEI Board Office will be closed Gold Cup & Saucer Day, Friday, August 17, 2018

 

DFPEI Celebrates World Milk Day! - June 1, 2018


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DFPEI Calendar

 Atlantic Dairy Industry Events Calendar

Welcome to the Dairy Farmers of PEI web site

This web site is operated by the Dairy Farmers of PEI to provide a one stop source for information about milk to Islanders and Producers.

 

 

This web site will be updated on a periodic basis to reflect changes as they happen in the dairy industry on PEI. 

 

Vary your DAIRY EXPERIENCE by trying out some new recipes!

milk  cheese  yogurt  butter  ice cream

To contact the Dairy Inspector on call - (902) 393-1161

 

PRODUCERS!  LOG IN to find Lab Results - Production & Payout Stats - Memos - Newsletters & More

June Payout & July Production Data now  on-line

 

BOARD ORDERS

         

Announcing the DFC proAction® Initiative:

Click the link below for more information

https://www.dairyfarmers.ca/news-centre/news/policy/dairy-farmers-of-canada-publicly-launches-its-sustainability-initiative

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS !

 

2017 Ron Sampson Milk Quality Award Recipient

 

Mallettdale Farm Inc.

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Soil Conservationist of the Year-Livestock Category

Pondsedge Farms Inc.

 

 

 

Dairy Employee Training Course

Expand your skills and knowledge for your operation with a two-day, dairy herdsmansip course at Lakeland College in Vermillion, Alberta.

Course topics include:
• Feeding
• Basic herd health
• Stall maintenance
• Parlour and robotic milking systems
• Milking equipment theory and procedures
• ... and more!
You’ll also complete a practical component in the new Dairy Learning Centre.

Date: August 16-17, 2018
Time: Thursday – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday – 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Dairy Learning Centre, Lakeland College, Vermilion campus
Cost: $689 + GST. Tuition includes two nights accommodation on campus (Aug. 15 and 16), breakfast on Aug. 16 and lunch each day.

There is a maximum capacity of 12, so don't delay!

Call Kyla Graham at 1 800 661 6490 ext 8441 or 780 853 8441 for more information. 

 

PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP)

2018-2023 Programs Click here for more information


The PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries recently announced the 2018 Celebrate PEI Agriculture & Fisheries Photo Contest! Click here for more information



Premises Identification

Program for Livestock and Poultry

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DFPEI would like to thank all those who were in attendance at the 2018 Dairy Farmers of PEI Annual General Meeting.

DFPEI also extends a sincere thank you to our meeting sponsor, Scotiabank,

and door prize sponsors:

ADL

Atlantic Dairy Tech Inc.

R.A Rose & Sons.

Delta Prince Edward

ADDiCAN Animal Nutrition

 

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Animal Health Starts on the Farm

 On-Farm Feed Mixing    

 

The Atlantic Johne's Disease Initiative (AJDI) is a voluntary program for the Dairy Farmers of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador, in partnership with Maritime Quality Milk at the Atlantic Veterinary College. The program provides education and assistance to Atlantic dairy farmers to assess and address Johne's on their farms. For more information about the program please visit the Atlantic Johne's Disease Initiative Website

Dairy Farmers of Canada and the National Farm Animal Care Council have collaborated with scientists and government experts and the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies to update and strengthen the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle. The Code meets or exceeds the majority of the standards of humane livestock treatment expected by the food industry and society.

Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle

  

PEI Dairy Forage Day - Presentations

Silage - Les Halliday

Forage Mixtures for Dairy Production - Bill Thomas, Forage Agronomist

New Options for Feed Selfsufficiency in Poor Forage Years for PEI Dairy Farmers - Project Summary 

 

 

Rally in PEI - June 2nd, 2016

 

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PEI Farmers Rally in Support of Supply Management!!

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