Weather Station Assistance Program

The Weather Station Assistance Program encourages producers to embrace on-farm weather station technology and adopt tools that support data gathering and use. The program will strengthen the industry and empower producers to make decisions that can help mitigate the impacts of climate change or adverse weather conditions.


To be eligible, you must:

  • ensure your farm is currently and properly registered in the correct income category under the Farm Registration Act
  • be at least 19 years of age and actively farming during the program year

Read the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility criteria.

Deadline or important dates

Program Opening: 1 July, 2021
Application Deadline: 31 July, 2021

How to Apply

Complete the Weather Station Assistance Application and submit it to the Programs and Business Risk Management 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

The Program Guidelines, Application Form and Program Funding Registration Form are available in the “Downloads” section.

Contact Information

Aquaculture – 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 Application
Program Funding Registration Form - Farm