Soil and Water Sustainability

The Soil and Water Sustainability program was developed to assist farms in mitigating on-farm environmental risks for soil and water. In providing assistance for environmental protection projects, this program will recognize the important role the industry plays for healthy soil and water.


Eligible applicants consist of Nova Scotia farms that are registered under the Farm Registration Act with minimum gross sales of $30,000. For more details on eligibility see the program guidelines.

Deadline or important dates

Applications accepted until August 3, 2018.

Claim Deadline:  February 1, 2019

For more details on important deadlines see the program guidelines.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the Soil and Water Sustainability Program Application Form and submit to the Programs office. This form is available online or at your regional office.

Supporting Documents

Program guidelines and application are available in the “Downloads” section.

Contact Information

Agriculture – Programs and Business Risk Management 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
Application Form
Program Registration Form for Farm Business