Limestone Trucking Assistance Program

The Limestone trucking assistance program aims to help Nova Scotia farms defray the cost of trucking limestone to give equal opportunity in neutralizing the acidity of the soil on agricultural land and improve production efficiencies.


A farm that:

  • Has a current Farm Registration
  • Is at least 19 years of age
  • Has a current soil analysis or nutrient management plan at the time of application (within one year)

An Agriculture Industry Association that:

  • Represents identifiable N.S. agriculture & agri-food product(s)
  • Demonstrates a not-for-profit status

Please refer to the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility.


Program Opening: February 1, 2021
Application Deadline: September 1, 2021
Claim Deadline: December 31, 2021

How to Apply

Complete the Limestone Trucking Application Form and submit to the Programs and Business Risk Management office with your current soil analysis or Nutrient Management Plan.

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

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


Limestone Trucking Assistance Program Guidelines