“Farms have high and low points
and the lender has to be there through everything.
The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
is like a partner in the farm.”
- George deVries, Colchester, NS

“They get to know you and your business;
see it first hand and understand your challenges.”
- Ian Tuttle/Ruth Tuttle, Cumberland County, NS

“The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
has given me the tools I need to be successful.”
- Luke denHaan, Annapolis Valley, NS

“The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
knows farming.”
- George deVries, Colchester, NS

“I feel safe with the
Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board,
unlike a commercial bank.”
- George deVries, Colchester, NS

“The biggest difference between the
Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
and other lenders is the products they offer are better suited
to agriculture - they understand agriculture.”
- Michael Lightfoot, Kings County, NS

Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board

Interest Rates

Closed Interest Rates

(please see conditions below)

The following rates are for three, five or ten year terms. The loan must be paid out or renewed at prevailing interest rates at the end of the term.

Due to the risk that interest rates and payment required may change significantly at three-, five- or ten-year intervals, these loans are being offered to clients who are in a strong position to withstand interest rate fluctuations. If interested, please discuss this option with a loan officer.

Length (years) Interest Rates - Term Loan
Full Term *10 Yr Term *5 Yr Term *3 Yr Term
1-5 2.55% -- 2.55% 2.40%
6-10 2.85% 2.85% 2.75% 2.55%
11-15 3.40% 3.20% 2.80% 2.55%
16-20 3.75% 3.50% 2.85% 2.60%

* 3, 5 and 10 year term rates available to clients meeting risk, cashflow, and collateral requirements.

Eligibility requirements include

Open Interest Rates

Fixed for the full term of the loan

Effective July 1, 2020 (applicable to loans approved on or after this date while these rates remain in effect)

Length (years) Full Term
1-5 2.85%
6-8 Engine 3.30%
6-10 3.60%
11-15 4.15%
16-20 4.65%
Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
Truro - Head Office

74 Research Drive
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Tel: 902-893-6506
Fax: 902-895-7693

Kentville - Field Office

Kentville Agricultural Centre
32 Main Street
Kentville, Nova Scotia, B4N 1J5

Tel: 902-679-6009
Fax: 902-679-4997