On-farm Technology Adoption Program

The On-farm Technology Adoption Program helps producers invest in equipment and processes that provide labour efficiencies, reduce cost of production, increase yields and support more efficient use of inputs.


To be eligible, you must be a farm, Mi'kmaq conducting farming activities in a Mi'kmaw community or an agriculture industry association.

For farms, you need to:

  • be currently and properly registered in the correct income category under the Farm Registration Act
  • have generated an annual eligible gross commodity income of at least $30,000
  • be at least 19 years old and actively farming in the program year

For agriculture industry associations, you need to:

  • represent Nova Scotia agriculture and agri-food products
  • demonstrate non-profit status
Refer to the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility.  

Deadline or important dates

Program opening: 21 April 2023
Application deadline: 15 June 2023
Claim deadline: 31 December 2023

How to apply

Complete the Program Application Form (make sure to check the application for details on all required supporting documents). Send your completed application and supporting documents to the Programs Division office.

You also need to complete the Program Funding Registration Form.


Department of Agriculture
Programs Division
74 Research Drive
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Phone: 902-893-6377
Toll-free: 1-866-844-4276
Fax: 902-893-7579


Program Guidelines
Program Application
Program Funding Registration Form - Farm Applicants
Program Funding Registration Form - Industry Organization Applicants