DFO monitors Nova Scotia proposal to remove price cap on quota sales

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There will always be small groups in all 5 of the Provinces that want the cap lifted but as Lloyd said, it's not in the best interests of the producers as a whole.

The big guy would love to see the cap lifted so there would be a flood of small farmers getting out of dairy and who can afford the increase in price but the big guy. Maybe they should try to lower the amount of quota the farm can have and increase the number of farms so anyone that would like to dairy will have a chance.

l don't want to pretend l know the situation in Nova Scotia because there could be many reasons for small groups to want the cap gone.l certainly know in Ontario there are dairy farmers that would welcome a cap absence and they are farms of varying sizes,but again its about the "whole".There are roughly less than half the Ont. dairy farmers today than in the mid-90's, it would be nice to turn back the hands of time (just ask the Pork and Beef guys that!) but that's not going to happen.

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