Fisheries and Land Resources

Forestry and Agrifoods

Obtaining Agriculture Land

Agriculture land for farming purposes can be obtained in a variety of ways.

  • Apply for Crown land .
    • 50-year agriculture leases are available to qualified individuals. A Farm Development Plan is required to be completed by the applicant.
  • Assignment of existing agriculture leases.
  • Purchase or rental of private land.
    • Purchase and/or rental of private land is common in some areas of the province.
  • Apply for land with the Land Resources Stewardship Division when it is advertised through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process.

** Note: Agriculture land owners within municipalities may qualify for Real Property Tax Exemption.


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