Farmers’ Voice is a blog that gives Canadian dairy farmers a place to share their stories and talk about life on a dairy farm, in their own words. Written by dairy farmers who provide milk that is among the best in the world, Farmers’ Voice offers an insider perspective on subjects that matter to farmers.

With posts by farmers and other farming experts, Farmers’ Voice will carry content that is relevant to Canadian dairy farmers. If you’d like to share your story, or just what’s on your mind, simply contact us. We’re always interested in hearing from Canadian dairy farmers and seeing the photos & videos of their farms at work.

Supply Management - A Canadian's Perspective

May 8th, 2017

South of the border, there seems to be a lot of curiosity and fascination about the Canadian system. I’d like to clear up some confusion about what supply management is and isn’t, and how it works.

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Finding new life on an old farm

May 2nd, 2017

The story of Kevin and Diana Conroy’s journey to dairy farming is a Canadian fairy-tale.

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What Managing Production Means

April 27th, 2017

Canada, under our system of supply management, has instead chosen to focus chiefly on serving our domestic market.

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Reducing dairy environmental footprint makes good business sense!

April 21st, 2017

Did you know that greenhouse gas emissions from Canadian dairy farms have gone down an average of 1% a year between 1990 and 2012?

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An Integral Part of the Canadian Landscape

April 18th, 2017

For 251 years, Clover Crest Farm has been a mainstay in Green Oak, Nova Scotia.

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Fueling my passion for the dairy industry

April 12th, 2017

I left for my first session of the Young Dairy Leaders Institute (YDLI) on February 7th.

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Blame Canada

April 7th, 2017

We must point out the reality that there have been no changes to Canadian regulations related to dairy imports, or changes to Canadian dairy tariffs, and we want to set the record straight.

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Perseverance, persistence and success

April 3rd, 2017

Ronnie and Karen MacInnis milk 50 cows on the same piece of land their ancestors first set foot on 213 years ago.

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Welcome to Glenview Farms

March 27th, 2017

The Walsh family has been very successful in part because they are so open to change, which includes investing in new technologies and innovations.

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Canadian Dairy Sector is Growing, Not Lagging!

March 24th, 2017

I’m not one to question the credibility of an author, but when it comes to supply management, Mr. Hodgson is way off base.

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