Orientation modules about the dairy industryLogin
The Canadian Dairy Commission offers this online Orientation Session to anyone with a genuine interest in the workings of the Canadian milk supply management system. It is a great training tool for
- producer and processor representatives on the various industry committees
- government employees dealing with the dairy industry
- employees of lending institutions or input companies who have dairy producers as clients.
The Orientation Session is composed of 9 modules.
|1||Overview of key players||15|
|2||How farm gate prices of milk are established||10|
|3||Market sharing quota||20|
|4||The Special Milk Class Permit Program||10|
|7||Imports of Dairy Products||6|
|8||Exports of Dairy Products||5|
|9||Domestic Seasonality Programs||5|
Due to the evolution of the industry, the following modules are no longer entirely up-to-date:
- Module 2
- Module 3
- Module 5
- Module 8
The Commission will update the modules as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.
After completing the modules, you should be able to
- identify and distinguish the main agreements and bodies that make decisions and understand the role of each.
- explain the relationship between demand, quota and production, the effect of skim-off on demand, and the effect of surplus removal and Special Classes on farm revenues.
- evaluate various scenarios and explain their potential impact on the elements of the dairy supply management system.
- anticipate the impact of certain policy decisions on the various elements of the supply management system.
To prevent sound delays and allow for a good viewing of the modules, your system should meet the following requirements:
- Internet Explorer version 6 or higher
- Adobe Flash Player
- A minimum screen resolution of 1024x768
- A sound card
- Head phones or speakers
- A video card
To have access to the session, you first need to register online. Once your registration is approved, you will receive a username and a password that will give you access to the modules. Visit the Orientation modules login page to login to the modules.
Registration is free
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