Government of New Brunswick

Overview

This program under the Canada/New Brunswick Growing Forward 2 Initiative will provide strategic assistance to the New Brunswick apple industry.

Eligibility

• An individual or a business registered in New Brunswick that has filed an income tax return in the past year which included agricultural income from apple production or a new entrant whose ultimate goal is commercial-scale apple production.
• A New Brunswick resident or an individual representing the participating farm operation who is at least 19 years of age.
• The applicant’s activities must be carried out within the province of New Brunswick.
• A member in good standing of the Apple Growers of New Brunswick (AGNB) as prescribed under the New Brunswick Natural Products Act. A new entrant may apply if approval is received from the AGNB.

Description

The Apple Industry Development Program has the following objectives:
• To capitalize on apple development opportunities and to improve the profitability of New Brunswick apple producers.
• To advance the apple sector in New Brunswick through the establishment of more productive orchards (new trees and support systems).
• To increase the value of apples and apple products through the adoption of technologies that will improve apple storage systems, fruit quality assurance, and orchard establishment improvements.

Contact Information Email Location
Fredericton