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Annual Adjustments

Volume Adjustment

  DESCRIPTION MEASUREMENT METHODOLOGY UPDATING FREQUENCY UPDATING METHODOLOGY
General Information Annual adjustment to reflect production cost changes associated with volume expansion or contraction 
 
These are needed in the interim years until a new survey is conducted and the pricing regulation has been amended 
Volume changes determined from volume allocation decisions made at CFC Annually Using CFC allocation data and certain costs elements in the producer margin component

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Feed Efficiency Adjustment

  DESCRIPTION MEASUREMENT METHODOLOGY UPDATING FREQUENCY UPDATING METHODOLOGY
General Information Annual adjustment to reflect improvements in feed conversion

These are mandated by Regulation 402 in the interim years until another survey is conducted to measure the feed conversion ratio
Farmer Survey and industry data Annually Using feed data from the Ontario feed industry

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Producer Efficiency Adjustment

  DESCRIPTION MEASUREMENT METHODOLOGY UPDATING FREQUENCY UPDATING METHODOLOGY
General Information Adjustment to reflect the impact of removing 10% of the highest-cost farmers from the Farmer Survey  Farmer Survey Annually As per Regulation 402, annual amounts of the producer efficiency adjustment are as follows:

  Annual Cumulative
2015: 0.0070 0.0070
2016: 0.0069 0.0139
2017: 0.0069 0.0208
2018: 0.0069 0.0277

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