2023 Season Response Program

The 2023 Season Response Program helps farmers recover from crop production and financial losses due to extreme weather conditions experienced in the 2023 production season.


To be eligible, you must be a farm or Mi'kmaq conducting farming activities in a Mi'kmaw community.

For farms, you need to:

  • be currently and properly registered in the correct income category under the Farm Registration Act
  • be at least 19 years old and actively farming in the program year
  • produce fruit, vegetable, berry or forage crops
  • have generated an annual eligible gross commodity income of at least $10,000

Refer to the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility.

Deadline or important dates

Program opening: 21 February 2024
Application deadline: 13 March 2024

How to Apply

Applications are closed.

Contact Information

Department of Agriculture
Programs Division
74 Research Dr.
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Phone: 902 893-6377
Toll-free: 1 866 844-4276
Fax: 902 893-7579


Program Guidelines