Wild Blueberry Harvest Efficiency Program 2019-2020

The Wild Blueberry Harvest Efficiency program supports the adoption of efficient harvester technology in order to increase blueberry producers’ harvest and field handling efficiency, resulting in an increase in crop yield. The support provided by this program will also allow growers to increase their competitive advantage.

Eligibility

A farm that:

  • Has a current Farm Registration
  • Is at least 19 years of age
  • Reports farming income & expenses that show income of at least $30,000.

Deadline or important dates

Applications accepted: February 1, 2019 – October 15, 2019
Claim Deadline: February 1, 2020

For more details on important deadlines see the program guidelines.

How to Apply

Complete the Wild Blueberry Harvest Efficiency application and submit to the Programs and Business Risk Management office.

Clients new to programs since 2019 must complete the Program Funding Registration (PFR) form. Returning clients to update PFR form as necessary.

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
Email: prm@novascotia.ca

Downloads

Program Guidelines
Application Form
Claim Form
Program Funding Registration Form for Farm Business