Department of Agriculture

For up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit

For government office and facility closures and event cancellations, visit

Welcome to the Department of Agriculture website.

The site is intended to answer questions quickly and be more user-friendly. Our home page now offers a more extensive menu, extra helpful descriptions, and new key links.

Nova Scotia Farm Food & Events Calendar

Nova Scotia Farm Food and Events Calendar

This calendar is offered and managed by Perennia and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, operated for the benefit of sharing information of interest to the agri-food community.
View Events Calendar

Latest News

Support for Agriculture Sector Dealing with COVID-19
Nova Scotia’s agricultural businesses continue to produce food and generate economic activity, even when faced with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The province is responding to the sector’s immediate needs to help keep it strong. - 2020/06/04 - 11:32 (full text)
Two Greenhouses Growing With New Funding
Two leading Nova Scotia greenhouse businesses are expanding to meet an increased demand for local produce and plants. - 2020/03/04 - 12:45 (full text)
Conference Focuses on the Future of Farming
The first Agriculture Minister’s Conference at the Halifax Convention Centre, March 3 and 4, is attracting farmers, representatives from wine, spirits and brewing industries, food processors, wholesale and retail food companies, equipment manufacturers and others, to address opportunities in agriculture. - 2020/03/03 - 08:29 (full text)

Read More Agriculture News >>