Agriculture Business Advancer Program

The Agriculture Business Advancer program helps farms get new technologies, processes or specialized equipment to grow their business.


To apply, you must be a Nova Scotia farmer who:

  • is currently and properly registered in the correct income category under the Farm Registration Act
  • has generated an annual eligible gross commodity income of $1,000,000
  • is at least 19 years old

Read the program guidelines for detailed eligibility information.

Deadline or important dates

Activity Period: April 1, 2019 – March 1, 2020

Project Completion and Claiming Deadline: March 1, 2020

For more details on important deadlines see the Program Guidelines.

How to Apply

There is limited funding for the Agriculture Business Advancer program. If you’re interested in applying, contact the Programs and Business Risk Management Office to get 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 Guidlines