While supporting their education, this program promotes students to seek jobs in agriculture. This program will also create awareness and support recruitment in the various careers connected to the agriculture industry.
“We see the program as a positive for the industry,” said Victor Oulton, President of Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture. “This is a step towards inspiring the youth of our province to consider pursuing a career in agriculture. Whether it is on the farm or in a supporting role – youth in agriculture remain valued and essential to the future of our industry.”
Applications for the Agriculture On-Farm Student Bursary Program will be available on September 1.
More information on the program can be found here
Press release from Minister of Agriculture, Keith Colwell can be found here.
For more information:
Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture
Phone: (902) 893-2293
The Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture represents the interests of over 2400 farm families in Nova Scotia. Founded in 1895 to provide Nova Scotia’s farm community with a single voice, the NSFA is the province’s only general farm organization.