Technologies for Value-Added Agriculture Program

The objective of the Technologies for Value-Added Agriculture program is to support agricultural producers and processors who seek to advance their operations through innovation, efficiency and quality improvements. This program is designed to assist with increasing the competitiveness and profitability of Nova Scotia’s agriculture sector by supporting the production efficiency of value-added agri-products.


Farms and agri-businesses can apply.

To apply as a farm, you must:

  • have a current Farm Registration
  • be at least 19 years of age
  • report farming income & expenses that show gross commodity income of at least $30,000

To apply as an agri-business, you must:

  • report a gross income of at least $30,000
  • conduct value-added processing of a raw Nova Scotia agriculture product, with a direct partnership and significant economic impact to the Nova Scotia agricultural industry

For more detailed information about eligibility, read the program guidelines.

Deadline or important dates

Program Opening: 1 February 2022
Application Due: 1 April 2022
Claim Deadline: 1 March 2023

How to Apply

Complete and submit the Application Form to the Programs Division office.

Clients new to Programs since 2018 must complete the Program Funding Registration (PFR) Form. Returning clients are to update their PFR Form as necessary.

Contact Information

Agriculture – Programs 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