Agriculture Business Advancer Program

The Agriculture Business Advancer program supports new technologies, processes or specialized equipment for the purpose of business growth and expansion into new crops, products or markets.


A Nova Scotia farm:

  • currently registered in the correct income category under the Farm Registration Act;
  • applicant is at least 19 years old and actively farming in the program year;
  • has generated an annual eligible gross commodity income of $1,000,000.
  • currently planning expansion and growth.
See Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility.

Deadline or important dates

Project Completion and Claiming Deadline: March 1, 2021

For more details see the Program Guidelines.

How to Apply

If interested in applying, contact the Programs and Business Risk Management Office to receive an application package.

Contact Information

Agriculture – Programs and Business Risk Management 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

Program Funding Registration Form – Farm