Farm Production Efficiency and Competitiveness

Dairy Industry Cost Structure, Productivity and Economic Efficiency: Enhancing Farm Level Long-term Competitiveness and Sustainability Remaining competitive in the production of milk in Ontario is important because of the decline in the demand for some local dairy products due to 1) demographic changes and, 2) gradual increase in imports for milk components or dairy products imports. The recent TPP agreement that provides access to 3.25 per cent of Canada’s annual dairy production to its TPP partners (and CETA agreement) that underscore the long-term challenges facing Ontario‚Äôs dairy industry.