Wild Blueberry Harvest Efficiency

The Wild Blueberry Harvest Efficiency Program supports the efficient harvester technology 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 and expenses of at least $30,000.

Deadline or important dates

Applications accepted until October 31, 2018

Claim Deadline: March 1, 2019

For more details on important deadlines see the program guidelines.

How to Apply

Complete the Program Funding Registration form along with the Wild Blueberry Harvest Efficiency application and submit to the Programs and Business Risk Management office. 

Supporting Documents

Forms are available in the “Downloads” section:

  • Program Funding Registration Form
  • Wild Blueberry Harvest Efficiency Program guidelines and application
  • Claim Form

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