FarmNext Program

The FarmNext Program encourages and supports new farmers establishing a commercial farm in Nova Scotia. By contributing to the interest accrued on a new loan, program funds are intended to improve the financial stability of the new farm business in the first years of operation.


To be eligible, you must:

  • have a current farm registration
  • be at least 19 years old
  • be establishing a new commercial farm or purchasing an interest in an established commercial farm in Nova Scotia for the first time

Deadline or important dates

Application deadline: 31 December, 2022

How to apply

Applications are closed.

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


Program Guidelines