Wild Blueberry Harvest Efficiency Program

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 run by a farmer who is at least 19 years old
  • that reports farming income and expenses that show gross commodity income of at least $30,000

Deadline or important dates

Program Opening: May 1, 2020
Application Deadline: October 31, 2020
Claim Deadline: February 1, 2021

For more details on important deadlines see the program guidelines.

How to Apply

Complete and submit the application to the Programs & Business Risk Management 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.

Supporting Documents

Program Guidelines, Application and Program Funding Registration Forms 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
Program Registration Form for Farm Business