Egg Farmers of Ontario Accepting 2013 New Entrant Quota Loan Pool
MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) is
once again giving individuals an opportunity to become Ontario's newest
egg farmer by applying to the 2013 New Entrant Quota Loan Pool
(NEQLP). Applications will be accepted from April 1, 2013 until May
"We are once again pleased to offer this opportunity," said EFO Chair
Scott Graham. "This program has been well received the past two years
and we look forward to welcoming another egg farmer into the industry."
To be eligible for EFO's 2013 New Entrant Quota Loan Pool, an applicant
Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant;
Be a permanent resident of Ontario;
Not have held quota, currently or in the past, of any type in the
supply-managed sector (egg, pullet, chicken, turkey, dairy or hatching
Successful applicants will be required to purchase to match the quota
loan, based on a 1:2 ratio;
Priority will be given to persons between the ages of 18 and 45.
"We again encourage all prospective candidates to submit an application
for this program. It's an ideal way for potential egg farmers to join
this exceptional industry." said Scott Graham, EFO Chair.
Applicants who meet the above criteria will be reviewed by a selection
committee comprised of well-respected and knowledgeable industry
representatives and EFO will act as a resource for the committee.
Committee members are selected by EFO and may include:
A Financial Representative;
An OMAFRA staff person;
A non-director egg farmer and
A representative from Junior Farmers Association of Ontario
To apply, interested individuals must complete and submit an application
form (available through EFO or at www.getcracking.ca/news.asp) along with a $113.00 non-refundable fee. Applicants are encouraged to
submit a Business Plan with their application. Successful applicants
will be required to purchase quota based on a 1:2 ratio (1 unit
purchased, 2 loaned). Applications will be accepted from April 1, 2013
to May 31, 2013.
SOURCE: Egg Farmers of Ontario
For further information:
Director of Public Affairs
Eggs Farmers of Ontario