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New Entrant Program




New Entrant Program is to assist Manitobans with a keen
interest in dairy farming to enter the industry. Each year, Dairy
Farmers of Manitoba will grant 20 kg of daily butterfat quota at
no cost to one successful applicant under this program.

Eligible Applicants

In order to be considered for the New Entrant Program, an
applicant must:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen or landed immigrant (proof
  • Be a permanent resident of Manitoba (proof required).
  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have an acceptable facility and location for a dairy
    operation or a detailed plan for an acceptable dairy
  • Supply a detailed two-year business plan for the dairy
  • Own and operate the dairy farm as a stand alone
    production unit within Manitoba.
  • Own the dairy facility and land on which it is situated or
    have a bona fide five-year lease agreement in place with
    the owner of the facility and property.
  • Have the means to purchase and maintain 20 kg of daily
    butterfat quota.
  • Submit a non-refundable $100.00 fee with each

Note: Applicants planning on using an immediate family member’s production unit must confirm that the facility has not been used for milk production in the last two years.

Eligible Expenses

For more detailed information, please click the link indicated below.

Deadline Date



Contact Name: Dairy Farmers of Manitoba

Phone Number: (204) 488-6455

E-mail Address:


Industry: Agriculture, Location: Manitoba ,
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