Homegrown Success Program 2017-2018

The Homegrown Success Program aims to support sustainable growth in Nova Scotia agriculture and agri-businesses by providing investment in projects that support development of the business and advance their competitiveness.


Eligible applicants consist of Nova Scotia farmers and agri-businesses. Applicants must be a registered farm or business with a minimum gross sales of $10,000. For more details on eligibility see the program guidelines.

Deadline or important dates

Program Opening: December 1, 2016
Program Closing: February 3, 2017
Claim deadline: March 1, 2018

How to Apply

The Homegrown Success Program Farm Application Form and the Homegrown Success Program Agri-business Application Form are available online or at your regional office. The additional sections that you may need to include with your application are available online.

Supporting documents

Program guidelines available in "Downloads" section.

Contact Information

Department of Agriculture
Programs and Business Risk Management
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


Homegrown Success Program Guidelines (PDF)
Agri-Business Application Form (PDF)
Agri-Business Application Form (Doc)
Farm Application Form (PDF)
Section A - Assurance Systems (PDF)
Section B - Manure Management (PDF)
Section C - Water Management (PDF)
Section D - Soil Management (PDF)
Section E - Product Management (PDF)
Section F - Energy Management (PDF)
Section G - Production Management (PDF)