Weather Station Assistance Program

The Weather Station Assistance Program encourages producers to embrace on-farm weather station technology and adopt tools that allow them to fully utilize the data gathered. This will strengthen the industry and empower producers to make necessary proactive management decisions to mitigate the impacts of climate change and adverse weather conditions.

Eligibility

A farm that:

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

Agricultural Industry Association:

  • represents identifiable Nova Scotia agriculture and agri-food products; and
  • demonstrates not-for-profit status by providing documentation

Read the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility criteria.

Deadline or important dates

Program Opening: 15 March, 2022
Application Deadline: 30 April, 2022

How to Apply

Complete and submit the Weather Station Assistance Application to the Programs Division office.

Clients new to programs since 2018 must complete the Program Funding Registration (PFR) Form. Returning clients to update PFR form as necessary.

Supporting Documents

Program Guidelines, Application Form 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