Financial Services & Funding Programs

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a five-year, $3 billion investment which includes $1 billion for federal activities and programs, and $2 billion in cost-shared programs delivered by provinces and territories on a 60-40 basis. The partnership will provide thirty-seven million dollars for programming in Nova Scotia.


Limestone Trucking Assistance Program

The Limestone Trucking Assistance program aims to help Nova Scotia farms defray the cost of trucking limestone to give equal opportunity neutralizing the acidity of the soil on agricultural land and improve production efficiencies.


Vineyard Development and Expansion Program

The Vineyard Development and Expansion program aims to assist the Nova Scotia wine grape industry to better position Nova Scotia within the market place.


Business Risk Management (BRM) Programs for Farmers

Business Risk Management (BRM) programs are in place to help farmers protect their income and manage risks such as drought, flooding, low prices, and increased input costs.


Nova Scotia Crop and Livestock Insurance Commission

The Nova Scotia Crop and Livestock Insurance Commission supports Nova Scotia’s rural economies through the AgriInsurance program.


Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board

The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board offers loans to help farmers buy or improve property; buy machinery, quota or stock; refinance; and expand or switch to more profitable types of farming.


Other Programs

Other financial programs such as our School Milk program.