Lowbush Blueberry Development Program 2017-2018

This program aims to improve the competitiveness and adaptability of the lowbush blueberry industry in Nova Scotia by supporting industry in increasing production capacity and the adoption of more efficient and effective production practices.


Eligible applicants are Nova Scotia registered farms who generate an annual gross farming income of $10,000 or more. For more details on eligibility, see the program guidelines.


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

How to Apply

The Lowbush Blueberry Development program application is available online or at your regional office.

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


Program Guidelines
Program Application