Agriculture Awareness

Programs & Services

The reorganized Department of Agriculture pledges to serve the public as department headquarters staff transition to rural Nova Scotia

Business Development

The Department of Agriculture is committed to promoting, encouraging and supporting the development of Nova Scotia’s rural and coastal communities.

Think Farm

ThinkFARM guide for beginning and transitioning farmers in Nova Scotia.Select Nova Scotia promotes the province's food bounty from the sea or the land.


Perennia offers integrated services to agri-food and bio-resource companies in production, quality and food safety, bioventures and new product development.

Research & Statistic

Knowing where to sell or export your product requires research to help understand current markets.Department of Agriculture helps guide Nova Scotia.

Educational Resource

By raising the profile of local agriculture, we aim to strengthen the market for local products and attract young entrepreneurs to the agricultural industry.

Food Protection

Nova Scotia has one of the most thorough food safety systems in the Country.Consumers seek assurances that the food they purchase is safe.

Farm Animal Health

The Department of Environment is responsible for the enforcement of the Animal Protection Act and sections of the Criminal Code of Canada, for farm animals.

Industry Protection

Premises identification is a way of linking livestock and poultry to geographic locations for the purposes of responding to emergencies.

Activities & Events

Nova Scotia Farm Food & Events Calendar

Perennia and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, operated for the benefit of sharing information of interest to the agri-food community.

ThinkFARM Workshops

THINKFARM supports initiatives that attract new entrepreneurs to agriculture and food related ventures, nurtures their entrepreneurial capacity, and accelerates their competitive position.

Exhibitions Association of Nova Scotia Events

Check out various exhibitions and fairs taking place throughout Nova Scotia. It is very famous in India & other countries in agriculture department.