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Dairy Farmers of

Prince Edward Island


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Due to the current public health and safety concerns the DFPEI Board office is closed until further notice

Dairy Farm Pandemic Planning Guide


The purpose of this template is to record key business information and contacts which

family members, decision makers and workers on your dairy farm may need in the event of an

emergency. While recording your information, you should identify areas to be improved upon

now, in terms of planning, training, resources and information. It is important to develop your

plan with your family and to consult with your farm workers, milk hauler and main suppliers.


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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. 

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



New resource gives Island farming community more mental health support

Prince Edward Island’s farmers and their families have a new resource to help them deal with the mental and emotional stress that can come with farming life.

The new website (link is external) encourages farmers, producers and family members to open up about the challenges they face, to support each other and to reach out for help with any mental health struggles they may be dealing with. The site reminds farmers that they are not alone and includes personal messages about mental health, links to support services and advice on how farmers can take care of their mental health before it becomes a crisis.


CLICK HERE  to read the complete press release by Minister of Agriculture and Land, Hon. Bloyce Thompson


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Classifieds - March 15, 2020

Production  - February 2020

Payouts - January 2020

Memos - March 25, 2020

Newsletter - January 2020

Quota Exchange - April 2020

Credit Transfer Exchange - March 2020




Please note that Dairy Focus Atlantic and related farm tours have been cancelled

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Youth Employment and Skills Program


Youth Employment and Skills Program provides funding to organizations for the creation of agricultural internships that provide career-related work experiences to youth and youth facing barriers.


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Soil Conservationist of the Year-Livestock Category

Barrett Holding Ltd.

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Announcing the DFC proAction® Initiative:

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On behalf of our Lactanet Atlantic Team and our entire Lactanet staff, I want to acknowledge and congratulate the Top Herd Performance Index herds for PEI, Carruthers Farm Ltd (Mike Carruthers and Family) in third position; Tiny Acres Holsteins (Wade and Logan Bryanton) in second position; and, in particular, Jewell Dale Farm Inc. (Logan Jewell and Family) who finished as the Top PEI herd, Top Atlantic herd, and #9 in all of Canada! This is truly an amazing accomplishment and one that is well deserved as we know that Logan and his team have been working hard at these six areas of management! Congratulations!

Jeff Gunn, M. Sc. P. Ag.
Regional Manager - Business Coach


Canadian Agricultural Loans Act (CALA) Program

Helping Farmers Innovate and Expand


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019 Holstein Canada Master Breeders

MacBeath Farms


PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP)

2018-2023 Programs Click here for more information



018 Ron Sampson Milk Quality Award


Mull Na Beinne Farms Ltd.

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Premises Identification

Program for Livestock and Poultry

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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







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