Industry Programs

The Nova Scotia Beekeepers' Association encourages you take part in the following industry programs:

Nova Scotia Pollination Expansion Program 

Nova Scotia's Pollination Expansion Program supports commercial beekeepers to increase the province's healthy bee population for pollination purposes.
The program includes funding for beekeepers to buy more bees and upgrade equipment to accommodate and keep them healthy. There is also funding for inspection services and workshops for new beekeepers.

Program Guidelines [PDF]

Program Application Form [PDF]

Nova Scotia Wildlife Compensation Program

This program compensates registered * Nova Scotia farmers who experience damage to specified agricultural products caused by specific wildlife species. It will complement crop insurance plans that list wildlife as an insurable peril as well as operate on its own for farmers who do not currently have insurance.

For more information, please click here: Wildlife Compensation Program [PDF]

Advance Payments Program

This program is designed to advance producers operating cash while in production. This is a government guaranteed program that allows producers alternatives to financing other than through an operating loan at a financial institution.

For more information, please click here: Advance Payments Program [New website]

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