Blueberry Pollination Expansion

The Blueberry Pollination Expansion Program helps Nova Scotia beekeepers to expand their operations and increase the number of honeybee hives available for blueberry pollination in the province.

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must:

  • have a current farm registration
  • be at least 19 years old
  • report farming income and expenses that show gross commodity income of at least $30,000
  • have a current registration under the Bee Industry Act
  • be a member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Beekeepers Association
Please refer to the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility.

Deadline or important dates

Stream 1 and 2
Program opening:  1 April, 2022
Application deadline:  31 August, 2022
Claim deadline:  31 December, 2022

How to apply

Complete the application and submit it to the Programs Division office.

If you're new to agriculture funding programs since 2018, you also need to complete the Program Funding Registration form. If you're a returning client, you can use the form to update your information.

Supporting documents

Program Guidelines and Program Funding Registration Forms are available in the "Downloads" section.

Contact information

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
Email: prm@novascotia.ca

Downloads

Program Guidelines
Program Application
Program Funding Registration – Farm Applicants